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Job Opportunities

Health Promotion job opportunities and information about the profession may also be found under terms such as Health Education, Public Health, and Community Health.  These areas overlap one and another and are often referred to interchangeably.

WHAT CAN I DO WITH A DEGREE IN HEALTH PROMOTION? 

Health Promotion graduates will be prepared for a wide range of career opportunities. 

Sample jobs titles include: 

  • Community Health Consultants 
  • Health Promotion Specialists 
  • Health Educator 
  • Health Program Managers 
  • Health Education Coordinators 
  • Health Education Advocate 
  • Public Health Educator 
  • Occupation Health and Wellness Project manager 
  • Wellness Coordinator 

Types of Employers Hiring include: 

  • Large Corporate/For-profit Organizations for wellness program (i.e. American Electric and Power (AEP), Edison) 
  • Health Insurance Agencies 
  • State and Local Health Departments 
  • Federal Government 
  • Hospitals and Rehabilitation Clinics 
  • Non-Profit Organizations (i.e. American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Colleges & Universities) 

Graduate Programs 

Health Promotion graduates will also have the education required to further their education in graduate programs such as Public Health, Exercise Science, and Health Care Administration 

Professional Certifications 

Additionally, graduates can increase their marketability by seeking outside professional certifications such as, American College of Sports Medicine certifications (ACSM), American College of Exercise Certifications (ACE), Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), and First Aid/CPR/AED. 

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Charleston

2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
1-800-995-4682 (GO UC)
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