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Health Education Careers

  1. How to Become a Certified Health Education Specialist

    March 18, 2024

    Health professionals must understand the interrelated nature of all dimensions of health. In order to help someone improve their wellness, it is equally important that health professionals are able to communicate how the interaction of different risk factors may contribute to a health issue. With the growing problem of obesity,… Read more >

  2. Student Story: Uncovering a Career in Health Education

    May 19, 2022

    Though Lexi Williams only recently became aware of the health education field, she has always loved learning about the body. In the process of earning her bachelor’s in biology, she completed a course in nutrition and was excited about the practicality of the topic. This led to her pursuit of… Read more >

  3. What Can You Do With a Master’s in Health Education?

    August 1, 2021

    Health education careers can take many directions, from advising hospital patients on managing their chronic illnesses to offering support along the path of recovery from addiction. Whatever their professional interests, health education specialists have one thing in common: a passion to help others help themselves. Working in this field gives… Read more >