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Bachelor of Science in Education – Health Education

Health educators play an important role in teaching young people personal responsibility for their minds and bodies. The SIU Bachelor of Science in Education for health education majors presents coursework and field experiences focused on nutrition, healthy living choices, current state and national public health related issues such as obesity and substance abuse, and the ability to teach this content to diverse learners. If you are interested in teaching future generations the richness of diverse people and cultures, earn your BSED in Health Education at Salem International University.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Education degree is approved by the West Virginia Department of Education and leads to licensure as a health education teacher at all school levels (pre-kindergarten through adult).

Health Education Licensure Courses

Candidates for the BS in Education must complete core courses in general education and professional education. The Health concentration includes the following courses:

  • Kinesiology & Biomechanics
  • Physiology of Exercise & Performance Assessment
  • Multicultural Literature
  • Consumer Health
  • Categorical School Health Topics
  • Admin of School Health Programs
  • Substance Use & Abuse
  • Materials & Methods of Teaching Health
  • World Civilizations
  • World Civilizations 2
  • World Geography
  • Society and the Individual

Program curriculum is also designed to address the content topics of Praxis-based state licensure tests.

Health Study Options

You can earn your BSED in Health Education on campus in West Virginia. Our campus offers you:

  • The opportunity to connect with our diverse, supportive learning community
  • Comprehensive preparation for licensure

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please click here.

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