BSHS Health Education Track- Health Education Concentration
Plan and promote health education programs and make a difference in people’s lives.
The Health Education concentration is multidisciplinary which uses physical, biological, social and behavioral fields of health education to promote health outcomes. With a great role in preventative care, the field of health education is booming. Professionals interested in a career in this health sector can now enroll in a degree offering from Touro University Worldwide (TUW). Our bachelor’s degree in health sciences with a health education concentration will provide an overview of health promotion and community health education strategies to address today’s growing concerns. To allow students maximum flexibility the BSHS program is fully online.
TUW’s Health Education concentration provides the opportunity to explore topics and develop the skills for assessing, organizing, and implementing effective strategies and interventions in communities. Students learn to identify problems and implement educational strategies in the health education field.
Graduates will be eligible for the nationally recognized Certified Health Education Specialist examination (CHES) through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. Students with courses meetings the Seven Areas of Responsibility are eligible for the exam.
Graduates of the program will be able to apply to entry-level healthcare positions, or apply for admission into graduate level programs in a related field.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics (BLS) the salary can vary by state and experience. Nevertheless, employment of medical and health service managers is projected to grow 13%. The Earnings of health services managers vary by type and size of facility, level of responsibility and geographic region.
Note: This degree does not lead to any form of licensure or certification.
TUW has answered student demand with our health science degree offering. The fully online format makes the degree accessible to more students and presents a flexible alternative to traditional on-ground degree programs. Students can transfer up to 90 semester credit hours, allowing you to maximize previous education and expedite degree completion.
|Course Length||8 weeks|
|Total Credit Hours||120|
|Cost per Credit Hour||$400|
The health sciences program is student centered in a number of ways. Class sizes are limited and more personal, so you receive more of your professor’s time. All TUW professors are carefully selected for their credentials and passion as an educator.APPLY NOW
The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences requires a total of 120 credit hours for completion.
- General education (45 credits)
- Prerequisite requirements (21 credits)*
- Major and core requirements (30 credits)
- Electives (24 credits)
* Students must meet the prerequisite requirements before taking any of the major program requirements.
The duration of the program will vary by students. Factors affecting your completion time include the number of transfer credits and time off between courses. A maximum of 90 semester credit hours can be transferred to fulfill the degree requirements. Full-time students can complete the program in 3 ½ years; part-time students can complete the program in seven years.
Students seeking enrollment in the health science program must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for admission:
- High school graduate
- Successful completion of the General Education Development (GED) test
- Transfer student from an accredited college or university in good academic standing
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Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.
For more information on WSCUC, visit www.wascsenior.org or write WSCUC at 985 Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501.