About the Public Health Major

Public health is a growing field that provides a career with choice, flexibility and impact. The core segments of public health include:

Students in the public health major become eligible to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist exam offered by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. NCHEC's voluntary professional certification program establishes a national standard for individual health education practitioners. Health educators are professionals who design, conduct and evaluate activities that help improve the health of all people.