What will I learn?

Develop the skills and background required for positions in a variety of health professions and for admission into advanced degree programs. Choose from a number of concentrations to help you meet specific career goals. Our well-developed internship program and independent study options have lead graduates to work in a wide range of health and educational settings.

Prepare for post-graduate programs in areas such as medicine, dentistry, physical or occupational therapy and chiropractic medicine by combining health education with the concentration in allied health.

What Will I Learn?

This major will prepare you to work with

Individuals, groups and families

Health-related organizations (e.g. American Cancer Society)

University based health services

Wellness centres

Employee health behaviour programs at the local, state, or federal level

Concentration Options

Allied Health

College Health Promotion and Prevention Services

Environmental Health

Health Care Administration and Planning

Health Communication

International Health

Wellness/Health Promotion

Community Health: Concentration in Wellness and Health Promotion [CHEA_WELL]

This concentration in the Health Department is intended to prepare health education specialists to work in a variety of private, public and worksite settings related to health promotion. Responsibilities include assessing client needs, designing health promotion programs, implementing/coordinating programs and evaluation of outcomes.

Career Potential

  • Wellness specialist in a business or corporation
  • Wellness manager in a private health promotion center
  • College or school-site wellness coordinator
  • Wellness coordinator in a community agency

Which department am I in?

School of Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (124 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$16,980.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

School of Professional Studies

Professional Studies Building, Room 1175,

Cortland,

New Jersey,

13045, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Candidates for admission must graduate from a secondary school program or present a General Equivalency Diploma. Preparation for freshman candidates should include the following: English: 4 units, Social Studies: 4 units, Mathematics: 3-4 units, Science: 3-4 units, Foreign Language: 3-4 units.

For international students

Students must have graduated from a secondary school program.

They also must have the following requirements:

TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language: IBT 79

IELTS International English Language Testing System: Band 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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