The concentration in the Health Department is intended to prepare health education specialists to work in a variety of private, public and worksite settings related to health promotion. Responsibilities include assessing client needs, designing health promotion programs, implementing/coordinating programs and evaluation of outcomes.
Wellness specialist in a business or corporation
Wellness manager in a private health promotion center
School-site or college wellness coordinator
Wellness coordinator in a community agency
In addition to the requirements to fulfill the concentration in Wellness and Health Promotion listed below, students must fulfill all degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Education in Health Education [HEC].
A. Required Concentration Courses: 20 credit hours