Work with students to set them up to live healthy lives.
Health educators make an impact on a student throughout their entire lives. Set them up for success by learning the ins and outs of health education.
- Program type:
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 1-2 years
- Credit hours:
Why minor in public health?
The University of North Dakota offers the most comprehensive teacher education program in the state. Our program graduates teachers who enter classrooms in North Dakota, Minnesota and across the nation.
The minor in Health Education pairs well with any major in UND's education program. You'll gain the foundation of success in topics such as health, nutrition and education. You'll also select six credits from campus experts on topics that cover cultural studies and social sciences.
UND's Public Health Program
On graduation, you'll work with a certification officer to complete materials needed to obtain the appropriate teaching license and/or endorsement.
Earn additional teaching credentials such as a double major or adding more minors in fields such as athletic coaching and literacy, English language learners and special education.
Enhance your experience by studying abroad with opportunities at universities in Finland, Ireland, Hungary, New Zealand, Norway and elsewhere.
The college offers opportunities to be involved in scholarly research, including the search for grants and other funding.
All teacher education programs at the University of North Dakota are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Public Health Careers
Graduates of UND's education program are in high demand due to an acute shortage of teachers throughout the region and state. Job prospects look favorable for graduates who receive their teaching license in North Dakota.
Career opportunities are abundant in the region and in most places of the United States. Rural school districts as well as large cities need quality teachers. You are likely to have many choices selecting an employer that fits your geographic preference.