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: http://aphastudents.org/opportunities.php

APHA-CareerMart Link: http://www.apha.org/about/careers/org

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

http://www.asph.org

NACCHO Career Network:  http://careers.naccho.org/

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

http://www.nchec.org/news/jobs/

Public Health Jobs: http://www.publichealthjobs.net

Public Health Employment Connection: http://cfusion.sph.emory.edu/PHEC/phec.cfm

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

To learn more visit:  http://www.idealist.org/careerguide

 


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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