Help Others through Encouraging Healthy Lifestyles

Community Health - swimmingThe School of Education, Department of Human Studies and UAB eLearning and Professional Studies are working together to offer you a minor that can give you many opportunities. You will learn to promote, maintain and improve the health of others by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. The Community Health minor is not 100% online. Please contact the UAB School of Education for more information about on-campus requirements.

Be Better Prepared for Contemporary Workplace Demands

A minor in Community Health can complement many educational paths. Health educators work to encourage healthy lifestyles and wellness. Educating individuals and communities about behaviors that promote healthy living and prevent diseases and other health problems will be your work. The Department of Human Studies is committed to helping you explore your career goals.

What Career Opportunities Would I Have?

Your minor in Community Health can help you develop skills that are foundational to your success in many other career areas. These are some of the fields where you can be a health educator:

  • Community
  • Public Health Departments
  • Counties
  • States
  • Hospitals
  • Private Companies
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Education Organizations

Should I Apply?

You should apply if you are interested in preventing illnesses by informing and educating individuals and communities about health-related topics. A Community Health Education minor can be used in many careers.

UAB is has a user-friendly online campus that offers fully accessible courses to the first-time online student as well as to returning proficient online students. We are here to take the difficulty out and put the world changing learning opportunities in!

What Can UAB Offer Me?

You will receive immediate benefits as a UAB student and eventually as an alumnus. You will be proud to say that you are a UAB student because UAB is a world class institution recognized all over the world for excellence in research, service and innovation.

You will have immediate access to The Sterne Library which houses more than one million items. Sterne also provides electronic access to the contents of more than 35,044 serials and 72,000 electronic books.

UAB is such a special place. What do you want to know today? Let us help you change your world!

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