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Public Health Education

Otterbein University

48 months
32624 USD/year
32624 USD/year
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By majoring in Public Health Education at Otterbein University, students will be prepared to work as a health educator in community organizations such as health departments, voluntary organizations, or service organizations, as well as in worksites and health care settings.


Otterbein University requires all seniors in our Allied Health, Exercise Science and Health Promotion, Public Health Education, and Sport Management programs to complete an internship. This opportunity allows you to integrate your formal academic preparation with a semester-long practical work experience.

The goals of the internship program are:

  • To enhance your professional growth.
  • To further your understanding and appreciation of the role, duties, and responsibilities of a health or sport professional.
  • To further the development of a central core of values, attitudes, skills, and information related to the world of work through experiences outside the classroom and campus environment.
  • To add depth and relevance to your classroom work.
  • To enable you to gain a sense of different career fields and of specific jobs within each of these fields.
  • To improve your job-search and interviewing skills.

Careers in Public Health Education at Otterbein University

Students majoring in public health education will be prepared to apply those seven areas of responsibility for health educators in a variety of work settings.

Community Health – Positions such as Community Health Educator, Program Coordinator, or Health Education Consultant

  • Health Departments
  • Voluntary Health Organizations
  • Health Service Organizations

Worksite – Positions such as Health Educator, Health Promotion Manager, Wellness Coach, Health Promotion Specialist, Community Facilitator, Wellness Coordinator

  • Private companies

Health Care – Positions such as On-Site Health Educator, Community Wellness Coordinator, Patient Health Educator, Health Coach Consultant

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics

Alumni currently work here

  • Ohio Department of Health
  • Licking County Health Department
  • County Commissioners Association of Ohio
  • Columbus Urban League
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • University of Toledo
  • Area Agency on Aging

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Social Psychology
  • Public Health and Society
  • Public Health Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application, including essay.
  • $50 Application fee.
  • Official transcripts/documents for four years of high school/secondary school (grades 9-12).
  • Official Bank Statement(s) and Sponsor Guarantee form.
  • Copy of passport and current visa (if applicable).
  • All test scores must be reported directly from the testing center.
  • Foreign language documents must be translated into English by the issuing institution, a certified translator or English teacher.
  • SAT and ACT test scores and letters of recommendation are optional and may be submitted if they strengthen your application.

Tuition Fee

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    32624 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32624 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    32624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32624 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Westerville

1189 - 1962 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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