Health, Physical Education and Sport Sciences
This program has been recommended and approved for discontinuation by the Arkansas Higher Education Board. Students currently enrolled in this program will not be impacted and will be able to graduate as planned.
Health Promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. Students completing this degree program will have the skills and competencies necessary to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate effective health-related programs. Graduates often find employment in public health agencies, clinical facilities (hospitals and medical clinics), worksite wellness departments, or voluntary agencies.
Upon completion of the Health Promotion program, students will be prepared for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) Exam from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.