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:

CHES Responsibilities & Competencies
AAHPERD: American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

Job Links:

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

Past Student

I really feel that my courses helped diversity me in all different areas of health such as epidemiology and behavioral.
-Maggie Rudd
Contact Us
Peter Sternberg
(507) 457-5693
Health, Exercise, Rehabilitative Sciences (HERS)
Associate Professor
Winona State Campus
Maxwell Hall 371