Share your skills and make a difference with your Bachelor of Arts in Health Education from Ashford University. If you dream of helping people prevent disease and improve their health, then this online degree program is for you.
Dr. Nina Bell is an Associate Professor at Ashford University in the College of Health, Human Services, and Science. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Public Relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s degree in Organizational Behavior from University of London’s Birkbeck College, and a Master of Public Health and a PhD in Public Health from Walden University. Read her full bio.
Online Health Education Bachelor's Degree Program
In the Bachelor of Arts in Health Education you identify and explore the theoretical and practical issues encountered by health educators, while learning the skills you need to apply health education principles to health challenges facing individuals, groups, and communities. You will learn best practices for planning, executing, and evaluating health solutions to improve well-being in a multicultural society. Upon completion of this degree, you will have foundational understanding of the relationship between physical, social, and cultural forces in the etiology of disease.
Health Education Degree Specializations
When you complete your Bachelor of Arts in Health Education degree, you will be prepared for a career in which a broad background in health is a must. This generalist degree prepares you for a wide array of non-clinical, non-managerial positions. Just a few of the many areas where you could pursue a career include:
- Health Management Organizations (HMOs)
- Community Health Organizations
- Health Advocacy Groups
- Health and Wellness Centers
- Parks and Recreation
- State and Local Departments of Health
- Corporate Wellness Programs
- Hospitals and Medical Centers
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Special Terms and Conditions
Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.
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If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.