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Health Education and Promotion, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1133 (BCR) Muncie, IN, United States
Helping people become healthier individuals—that’s what you can expect from a career as a community health educator. Ball State’s major in health education and promotion is excellent preparation for entry into this field.
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Overview

As a student, you’ll learn how to teach people about behaviors that promote wellness and encourage them to make healthy decisions. You’ll also learn to promote the application of scientific health principles to human life, primarily through health education in community health agencies, health-care facilities, and worksites.

Graduates of the Health Education and Promotion Program are eligible to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam. The CHES designation signifies an individual who has met required academic preparation qualification, has successfully passed a competency-based examination, and satisfies the continuing education requirement to maintain the national credential.

What You Will Learn

The curriculum for our bachelor’s degree in health education and promotion is comprised of core requirements and electives in health, anatomy, and health education. Students enrolled in this program will also gain hands-on, real-world experience through an internship, to be completed prior to graduation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Human Health
  • Introduction to Health Education & Promotion
  • Fundamentals of Human Anatomy
  • Health Behavior Theories
  • Population, Race, & Culture in HP
  • Fundamentals of Human Physiology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • We will consider both your academic performance and extracurricular activities when we review your application
  • A complete application requires an official high school transcript sent directly from your high school
  • If you choose to send in your test scores, we accept scores sent from your testing agency or on your official high school transcript (SAT and/or ACT scores)
  • Be a first-year undergraduate international applicant to a participating college or university
  • Attend (or have graduated from) a secondary school outside of the United States
  • Demonstrate interest and personal initiative in activities involving intercultural learning and exchange

Tuition Fee

  • International

    48924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24462 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    48924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24462 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    15780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7890 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Muncie

  • 876 - 1420 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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