Health Studies — Career Specialization

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School Health Education major

This degree program is a teacher certification program, therefore the principal career of graduates are K-12 teachers.

Community Health Education major

Graduates work in program management, health education and behavioral sciences or health administration to prevent epidemics and the spread of disease, to protect citizens against environmental hazards, to prevent injuries, to promote and encourage healthy behavior in communities, to respond to disasters and recovery efforts and to assure the quality and accessibility of health services.

Health Services Administration

Graduates find employment in health care settings such as hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, or in public health settings such as county and state health departments or community-based organizations.

Many of the graduates also work in other allied health settings (nursing homes) or in the insurance segment (insurance companies and HMOs).