Public Health

Baylor's Public Health program is a nationally accredited degree program. The program prepares students to promote healthy lifestyles and enhance quality of life for individuals and communities. Public Health educators work in a variety of work settings including nonprofit community health organizations, public health agencies, work site and health promotion programs and schools and voluntary health agencies (American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, etc).  Available courses include:

  • Introduction to Public and Population Health
  • Global Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Program Planning in Health Education

To date, 100% of Baylor Public Health graduates who have taken the national certification exam have become a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).

Public health educators are employed under a variety of job titles. Some examples include a health educator, health promotion specialist, public or clinical health educator, health information specialist, program director, outreach coordinator, patient or treatment adherence educator, health program manager, community organizer and health intervention specialist.

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