Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Promotion

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies

Southeastern's Health Education and Promotion program trains health education and promotion specialists with the skills and competencies to exhibit leadership in developing effective health education and promotion programs throughout the state. Students are prepared to make major contributions in improving the health of individuals and communities in Louisiana and beyond.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Community Health Educator
  • Epidemiologist
  • Health Inspector
  • Health Teacher
  • Patient Educator
  • Prevention Specialist
  • Safety Officer
  • Wellness Counselor
  • Wellness Specialist
  • Worksite Health Coordinator
Types of Employers
  • Corporations with worksite health programs
  • Government agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Health clinics
  • Non-profit organizations (Planned Parenthood, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association)
  • State public health offices
  • University wellness/health programs
  • Wellness programs
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • One of only two undergraduate degree in health education and promotion in Louisiana

  • Nationally recognized faculty

  • Research opportunities

  • Opportunities to attend professional conferences

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 120

RELATED DEGREES
  • Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education, Grades K-12

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

  • Master of Arts in Health and Kinesiology

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • KHS Club (Kinesiology and Health Studies Club)


Contact Information

Dr. Keri Diez

kdiez@southeastern.edu

985-549-2129

Mailing address: SLU 10845, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Kinesiology and Health Studies Building, Room 120

Program website