College of Health Professions

Department of Health Science

Careers in Health Education

Towson University's competency-based health education curriculum provides students with the knowledge and the skills to conduct health education programs in a variety of settings.

Graduates of TU's community health education program are currently employed by:

  • voluntary health agencies
  • wellness centers
  • health promotion programs
  • health departments
  • Other sectors of the health care industry.

Graduates from the school health education program are certified health educators. Many are employed by elementary and secondary schools.

Students interested in increasing their career opportunities may elect to major in the dual community health and school health education programs.


Career Information


Resources for Job and Internship Seekers

APHA - Student Assembly Resource Link:

APHA-CareerMart Link:

Association of Schools of Public Health (click on "Employment & Training" link on the left-hand side)

NACCHO Career Network:

National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) Job Seekers Link:

Public Health Jobs:

Public Health Employment Connection:

SOPHE - Job announcements and opportunities in our area: and click on the "View the Chapters" to learn more about our local chapter

To learn more visit:


Department of Health Science
Linthicum Hall, Room 101

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2637
Fax: 410-704-4670





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