Public Health (Minor)
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:
- Est. time to complete:
- 1-2 years
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Why Study Health Education at UND?
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.
All teacher education programs at the University of North Dakota are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Middle Level Education degree is also approved by the North Dakota Educational Standards and LIcensing Board.
Leaders that Do
Public Health program graduates are outfitted with the necessary skills to lead and make an impact in their communities.
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.
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.
UND Public Health Alumni
Public Health alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Altru Health System
- 2u, Inc.
- Centura Health Corporation
- District Health Department 10
- Essentia Health
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