Career Opportunities in Health Education
About the Profession
Areas of employment include but are not limited to non-profits, government agencies, hospitals, community clinics and academia. A graduate degree in health education or closely-related discipline and Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Certified in Public Health (CPH) certification are strongly recommended (if not required) for employment in many public health career opportunities.
Potential Salary: $30,000 - $82,000
The following websites provide additional information about careers in health education. You may also find information about opportunities in health educationfrom the ISU Career Center.
- What can I do with a degree in Health Education?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)- Health Educators - According to the BLS, "Employment of health educators is expected to grow by 18 percent, which is faster than the average for all occupations through 2018. Growth will result from the rising cost of healthcare."