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Health Promotion for Schools and Communities, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Springfield, FL, United States
The Health Promotion for Schools and Communities program at Springfield College prepares you to become a health professional in public health sectors at the local, state, national and international settings. You’ll have the skills to plan, implement, and evaluate health programs in schools, community health centers, health care organizations, and work sites.
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Overview

Do you want to advocate for the health of individuals, families, and communities? Do you want to enable people to increase control over their health and prevent diseases while stressing the importance of healthy living?  Majoring in health promotion for schools and communities will help you get started.

Graduates of the Health Promotion for Schools and Communities program at Springfield University work to encourage health-conscious living by focusing on the individual and the influences that affect a person’s health. Students also may pursue teacher licensure through the health education certification concentration.

Outcomes

The mission of Springfield College’s health promotion for schools and communities major is to advance the quality of life in our society by providing students with the knowledge, understanding, and skills needed to plan, implement, and evaluate health programs in schools, community organizations, healthcare organizations, and worksites. 

The program promotes the growth and development of students in health classes by fostering decision making, critical thinking, and communication skills that lead to personal and social responsibilities.

Careers

Positions are available in the professional field for health educators in government and social agencies, public and private schools, and clinical settings such as hospitals and medical facilities (some of these positions may require preparation beyond the bachelor’s degree). 

Specialists in this field also serve in public health departments; in social service agencies such as the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, and the American Lung Association; and in the allied areas of research, medicine, patient education, schools, and health maintenance organizations. 

With increasing attention and concern focused on the state of health and health practices in all segments of American society, the future employment opportunities for qualified health educators are increasing and expanding.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Springfield College accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis but international students should apply as soon as possible.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Physical Health and Wellness 
  • Consumer and Environmental Health 
  • Drugs and Society 
  • Introduction to Nutrition 
  • Community Health Education 
  • Human Sexuality 
  • Violence Prevention and Psychosocial Health 
  • Family and Group Dynamics in Health Education 
  • Human Disease and Health Literacy 
  • Fieldwork in Health Promotion 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    523

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To apply to Springfield College, submit the following items.

  • $50 application fee or fee waiver
  • Essay 
  • SAT/ACT Scores 
  • Official High School Transcript 
  • One Academic Reference
For international Students
  • Submit your application through the Common Application online or a paper application.
  • Complete the Springfield College member screen questions and pay the application fee.
  • Submit Official Transcript(s) in English.
  • Submit proof of English proficiency.
  • Submit completed Dean’s Report Form (for transfer students only).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 900 - 1400 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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