HERS student gaining hands on experience by working with children

Career Opportunities

Community Health/School Health

Community/Public Health Education:
-Voluntary health agencies
-Public health agencies
-Official governmental health agencies (federal, state, local)

School Health Education:

 -K-12 school settings

Worksite Health Promotion and Education:

-Planning, implementing and evaluating worksite health promotion program activities such as smoking cessation, stress management, weight loss, mammography screenings, health fairs, etc.

Health Education in Health Care Settings:

-Health educators direct health and fitness programs for company employees and community members.
-Health Education in Colleges and Universities

Professional organizations:

NCHEC
SOPHE
APHA
AAHE
CHES Responsibilities & Competencies
AAHPERD: American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
MNAHPERD
ASHA

Job Links:

JUJU job search
APHA jobs
U of Minnesota – Public Health Job
Teacher jobs