Online BS in Public Health Education

Complete Your Degree. Empower Your Community.

$350 per credit hour for in-state students*
*$420 for out-of-state students

Built-in community service opportunities

Meets requirements to sit for the CHES exam

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Improve Community Health with a Leadership-Focused Degree

Strong communities rely on proactive leaders who can strategically mitigate current and potential threats to community well-being. The online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health Education at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) prepares you with the knowledge and skills to become the leader your community needs now.

The BS in Public Health Education is an online degree completion program that requires a minimum of 24 transferable credits for admission and allows you to apply your current academic progress toward a health education career with real impact. You’ll graduate from the program with an equity-focused skill set to promote social justice and improve health outcomes for every member of your community. Plus, the program’s internship requirement allows you to start working directly with your community even before you graduate.

Finishing your degree is the first step to making a difference in public health. Join us at NCCU Online.

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Earn Your BS in Public Health Education at NCCU Online

The online BS in Public Health Education prepares you to harness educational strategies to support healthy communities. You’ll learn how to assist communities in identifying and defining health issues, as well as designing, implementing, and evaluating solutions to those issues. The program concludes with a final project in the form of an internship, providing you with valuable exposure to public health education work.
Upon graduating from the BS in Public Health Education online program, you’ll be prepared with:
  • Basic skills necessary to enter the practice of health education
  • Prerequisite training for graduate study in public health education
  • Approved coursework and experiences necessary to sit for the national Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam

Career Options With a Public Health Education Degree

You can apply the skills you’ll gain from the BS in Public Health Education toward entry-level roles in public health departments, health care systems, community-based organizations, and more.

Here are some potential careers you can reach by earning your BS in Public Health Education:*

Health and Safety Coordinator

Average Base Salary: $62,493

Program Manager, Non-Profit

Average Base Salary: $59,200

Wellness Coordinator

Average Base Salary: $53,011

Health Educator

Average Base Salary: $50,914

Community Outreach Coordinator

Average Base Salary: $48,047

*Salary data from Payscale

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“Health education is one discipline within the larger field of public health. Public health has a special focus on social justice. Public health professionals work to right injustices in health and to create societies where everyone has an equal opportunity to live a long and healthy life.”

– LaHoma S. Romocki, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Public Health Education Department Chair

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High-Value Public Health Education at an Accessible Price

At just $350 per credit hour with no additional fees for in-state students, our online BS in Public Health Education program delivers dependable value for your education. We also accept transfer credits, allowing you to earn your degree at an accelerated rate.

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A Tradition of Excellence

As a student at NCCU Online, you’ll benefit from more than just academics; you’ll be a part of the rich history and community ties that define our institution. You’ll quickly discover why we are consistently ranked as a top Historically Black College or University (HBCU) and among the Best Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report.

Why Choose NCCU?

Immersive online courses engage distance learners by leveraging best-in-class technology and instructional techniques.

Our students have access to various forms of support, from academic advising and career placement services to DEI-focused virtual conferences.

We maintain a 16:1 student-faculty ratio and an average class size of 22 to keep you at the center of your learning.

About NCCU

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) prepares students to succeed in the global marketplace. NCCU’s flagship programs in the sciences, education, law, business, nursing, and the arts prepare students for professions ranging from clinical research to information science. Founded in 1910, NCCU remains committed to diversity in and access to higher education.

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