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Why Health Promotion?
Health promotion improves the health status of individuals, families, communities, states
and the nation. The need for individuals who can plan, implement, and evaluate health
promotion programs is crucial. Disease prevention and health promotion is a must in
Where Are Health Educators Employed?
• Community organizations and government agencies
• Governmental organizations/ public health
• Corporate organizations
• Health care settings
• Colleges/University campus
What Does A Trained Health Educator Do?
Assess individual and community needs Plan, implement, and evaluate health education
programs Manage health education programs and personnel Write grants Develop social
marketing and mass media campaigns Organize/mobilize communities for action
Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion (B.S.H.P.)
Health Promotion Area of Emphasis - Program of Study
Health Services Area of Emphasis - Program of Study
Behavioral Medicine Area of Emphasis - Program of Study (Beginning Fall 2017 pending UGA approval)