Total Search Results for "{{searchedParams.q}}" : {{}}
No results found for this search term.

Health Education (27 Credits)

Learn to Teach the Importance of Health

Our Certificate in Health Education will:

  • Develop your understanding of the basics of health education in public health and the various social and behavioral factors that influence health.
  • Prepare you to take on the challenge of health education program planning, implementation, research and evaluation.

The certificate may be taken independently or as part of an M.P.H. in Behavioral Sciences and Health Promotion.

Students who complete the Certificate in Health Education are eligible to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) examination offered by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC).  

Ready to apply?
Applicants to all of our public health programs must apply through the School of Public Health Application Services, SOPHAS.  Get started now.


Please contact Pamela Suett in the Admissions Office at (914) 594-4510 or Admissions & Financial Aid.

Department Chair:
Barbara L. Greenberg, M.Sc., Ph.D.
(914) 594-4251

Director of Health Education Certificate Program:
Chia-Ching Chen, Ed.D., CHES
(914) 594-3379