William Paterson University-BS-Public Health Education
William Paterson University
Degree/Major: BS - Public Health Education
Concentration(s): Health Education
The Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education prepares entry-level health educators who are able to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate a broad range of health promotion and disease prevention programs designed for a community’s diverse population. Knowledge of health education is achieved through a multi-disciplinary study of physical and natural sciences, education, psychology, and public health.
Practice-based skills are integral components of this carefully designed program. Students become oriented to the profession of health education through the completion of a 12-credit full-time internship during their final semester, at which time they also take the national certification examination to become a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).
Type of program: On-campus/classroom program
Number of students enrolled in the most recent fall semester: 150 students
Number of graduates for the most recent academic year: 75 graduates
Program accreditation: ceph
Contact InformationCollege of College of Science and Health
300 Pompton Rd
Wayne, NJ 07470