Why Choose an Online Health Education Degree?
Be an advocate for health, and be a Gator server for the greater good. A healthier community starts with a commitment from those within it.
The UF Online Bachelor of Science in Health Education degree program provides students with training on how to promote healthy lifestyle choices in individual and group settings, with special attention given to diversity and culturally appropriate health education methodologies.
Our Bachelor of Science in Health Education program enables students to focus their coursework on interest areas in health education and health promotion in community, clinical, or worksite settings, as well as in health studies, thus preparing them for related industry jobs or graduate programs.
Please note: Some allied health graduate and professional programs will not accept courses if labs are delivered via online instruction. Please refer to specific prospective graduate programs for detailed prerequisite requirements.
In addition to completing all university, college and general degree requirements, students enrolled in the Health Education & Behavior program will have the opportunity to take a number of core courses. These core courses include Personal and Family Health, Community and Environmental Health, Health Education Professional Development and Internship in Health Education along with several specialization courses such as Women’s Health Issues, Trends in International Health and Minority Health Issues.