Minor in Community Health Education
Help Others through Encouraging Healthy LifestylesThe School of Education, Department of Human Studies and UAB Online 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.
Be Better Prepared for Contemporary Workplace DemandsA minor in health education 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 Education 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:
- Public Health Departments
- 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 Online is a user-friendly campus that offers fully accessible courses to the first-time online student as well as to returning proficient on-line students. We are here to take the difficulty out and put the world changing learning opportunities in!
What Can UAB Online 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.
AskIT will be your first line of support for all things IT. Supporting all of the central applications and services, the AskIT professionals are available by telephone, email, chat, web, and walk-up. Although computers and technology can sometimes be overwhelming, AskIT will be there to help guide you through any issues and to the right IT services to fulfill your needs. You have full access to ASK IT, just as you would if you were walking on our beautiful green campus here in sunny Birmingham, Alabama. You will also have access to students (who will become friends) from around the globe. This will add immensely to your perspectives as well as increase your network of colleagues.