There is little doubt in today’s world that health promotion and disease prevention strategies are on nearly every national health care agenda. _____________________________________________________ Eliot SOREL MDis Clinical Professor of Global Health, Health Policy & Management, and of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the George Washington University; Co-editor of The Marshall Plan: Lessons Learned for the 21st Century published by OECD in Paris, France.
The Health Education and Lifetime Wellness concentration offers preparation for lifetime wellness instructors for grades 9-12.Students in this concentration will be required to have a minor in Secondary Education as part of their teacher licensure. Following the field review, the draft standards will be updated to reflect field review and other panel/task force input. The Health and Human Performance Department also offers a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Human Performance with specializations in exercise science, health, kinesmetrics, leisure studies, and physical education. If you enjoy helping people and have an interest in the health field, community health may be the field for you.
We create leaders who can analyze and intervene on a broad range of domestic and global health matters across the lifespan and integrate cultural, ethical, socioeconomic, and social justice issues into efforts to improve public health outcomes and quality of life.
Various Public Health and Health Education organizations such as the American Association of Health Education (AAHE), the Coalition of National Health Education Organizations (CNHEO), SOPHE, and others collaborated year after year to devise a unified standard of ethics that health educators would be held accountable to professionally.
The capstone course provides students with the opportunity to integrate and synthesize the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the coursework in an original comprehensive project, and to assess their level of mastery of the stated outcomes of their degree program in health education.