Master of Public Health - Health Education & Health Promotion Concentration
The study of health education involves learning about biological, environmental, psychological, physical and medical sciences to promote health and prevent disease, disability and premature death through education-driven voluntary behavior change activities. The UC MPH Health Education & Health Promotion concentration provides training in program planning, measurement and evaluation, grant writing, and community organization. This program prepares students for health education positions within public health agencies, voluntary health agencies, business and industry, and healthcare associated organizations. Graduates of the UC MPH-HEHP concentration are eligible to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam offered by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC).
All UC MPH concentrations are science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) designated. The classification of instructional program (CIP) code used for the UC MPH Program is 51.2202.
MPH-Health Education & Health Promotion Concentration Competencies
Upon completion, of the MPH degree in the Health Education & Health Promotion Concentration, students will be able to:
- Assess individual and community needs for health education.
- Plan health education strategies, interventions and programs.
- Implement health education strategies, interventions and programs.
- Conduct evaluation and research related to health education.
- Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs.
- Serve as a health education resource person.
- Communicate and advocate for health and health education.
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