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:

SHAPE America
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