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Advanced Certificate in Health Education (27 Credits)

Health Education

Learn to Teach the Importance of Health

Our Advanced 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 Health Behavior and Community Health.

Students who complete the Advanced 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).  

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Advanced Certificate in Health Education Advisement Sheet

Please contact the Admissions Office at shsp_admissions@nymc.edu or at (914) 594-4510 or Admissions & Financial Aid.

Department Chair:
Mark KIttleson, Ph.D.
(914) 594-2828

Director of Health Education Certificate Program:
Chia-Ching Chen, Ed.D., CHES
(914) 594-2824