This nationally accredited degree program prepares students to promote healthy lifestyles and enhance quality of life for individuals and communities. Health educators work in a variety of work settings including nonprofit community health organizations, public health agencies, worksite and health promotion programs, schools, and voluntary health agencies (American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, etc.). Available courses include:
- Human Diseases
- Health Concepts and Competencies
- Human Anatomy
- American Public Policy
- Stress Management
To date, 100% of Community Health degree holders from Baylor who have taken the national certification exam have become a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).
A unique study abroad experience is available for health-related degrees every summer. Baylor in Brazil is a 30 day program in which a group of students travel to several places working with local programs to promote health while taking classes.
For more information: Community Health