Health Education

Degree Granted
Minor
Degree Level
Undergraduate
Location
Garden City

Teach healthy behaviors in schools as a health educator. Make a difference in children’s lives in this COVID-19 era.

Why Earn Your Minor in Health Education?

The health education minor prepares you for a rewarding career, explaining wellness and inspiring young people so they learn to make healthy choices.

Why Earn Your Minor in Health Education at Adelphi University in New York?

Our small classes mean you’ll receive personalized attention as you work closely with dedicated professors at Adelphi, an acknowledged leader in health and well-being.

What Can You Do with a Minor in Health Education?

Enhance your teaching by incorporating health content messages in your lessons, emphasizing life skills that will protect your students from diseases and enhance their personal health as well as promote wellness in the school and the community.

$70,750* * based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey & NACE First Destination Survey, Class of 2020
the average annual salary of our 2020 baccalaureate graduates—that’s 28% higher than the national average
based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey & NACE First Destination Survey, Class of 2020

Program Info

Your health is everything and everything affects your health.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advocates for collaboration among individuals, society and the economy to positively impact health and education.  Students who complete the minor are well positioned for effective collaboration.

Jean Harris, PhD Associate Professor, Ruth S. Ammon College of Education and Health Sciences

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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