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AltaMed’s Health Education Department provides patients with tools to make healthy choices. The only accreditation available in this field was for school health and public health professional preparation programs. Through this onsite learning experience, students will engage with other public health professionals and train for the public health workforce.
This course focuses on the role of health education and communication in the practice of health education and public health. We’ll talk about what types of interventions and strategies that are typically used to achieve the goals that you and your client set.
As a health education major, you’ll learn how to teach young people about attitudes, motivation, and practices related to health issues and messages – and how to guide them through this maze of difficult decisions. Nationally, voluntary credentialing as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) is available from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc (NCHEC).
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