Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Health Education and Promotion, Certificate (1741)

Department website: http://www.wku.edu/publichealth


Program Coordinator

Grace K. Lartey, grace.lartey@wku.edu, (270) 745-3941

This certificate program in Health Education and Promotion is designed to improve students' skills in program design, implementation and evaluation in diverse settings. Graduates from the program may pursue employment opportunities such as community/public health educators, employee wellness managers, health coaches and community health workers.

Program Requirements (21 hours)

This 21 credit hour certificate program is designed to improve students’ skills in program design, implementation and evaluation in diverse settings.

PH 383Biostatistics in the Health Sciences3
PH 384Introduction to Epidemiology3
PH 390Wellness and Fitness Assessment3
PH 402Worksite Health Promotion3
PH 483Administration of Public Health Programs3
PH 484Community Organization for Health Education3
PH 485Fundamentals of Public Health Planning3
Total Hours21

Some required courses have prerequisites that help fulfill Colonnade requirements. These prerequisites include BIOL 131, HMD 211, MATH 109 or MATH 115 or higher and CPR certification.