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Public Health Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Bellevue, NE, United States
The Public Health Education program at Bellevue University opens up opportunities for rewarding careers in health education and health promotion with public health agencies, community health education programs, in secondary education, or nonprofit agencies.

Overview

As a health educator or public health professional, your focus will be to develop educational campaigns and strategies that promote healthy habits and healthy environments for people in families, schools, and communities.

In the Public Health Education program at Bellevue University, you will have opportunities to:

  • Explore trends and practices in the health behaviors of individuals and communities
  • Examine how people in various populations access the health information and services they need
  • Gain strategies for health education program planning, promotion, and administration
  • Practice skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and the communication of public health program messages

Program Outcomes

At the completion of the Bachelor's in Public Health Education, graduates will be prepared to:

  • Analyze best practices to assess needs, resources and capacity for health education/promotion in a variety of settings.
  • Develop a plan for health education/promotion that uses problem-solving to develop innovative strategies and interventions for priority populations, partners.
  • Demonstrate the ability to implement and monitor a health education plan that incorporates ethical, legal, and professional standards while supporting principles of diversity and cultural competence.
  • Develop a systematic evaluation plan that incorporates available technology and research methods to draw conclusions and to disseminate findings to stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate leadership principles that facilitate strategic and fiscal resources that engender respectful relationships and collaboration in order to administer a health education program.
  • Research, judge, and select appropriate health information and resource materials to promote health literacy.
  • Integrate inter- and intra-personal messages that deploy communication capabilities to promote advocacy and systems change in health education programs.
  • Know yourself, how you impact others, and how others impact you to effectively plan health education programs for individuals, schools, communities, and stakeholders.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Wellness for Life 
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • American Red Cross: Responding to Emergencies
  • Nutrition Through the Life Span 
  • Exercise Physiology 
  • Human Development 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application Form
  • Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • An official evaluation of foreign credentials
  • Verification of funds to show sufficient funds to study in the United States

Tuition Fee

  • International

    299 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    299 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bellevue

  • 1018 - 1570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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