Health Education Minor

Earn a minor in health education

Become a specialist in health education by studying the principles of health, wellness, physical fitness, and nutrition, as well as how to address health problems on a community level.

This minor adds a distinctive health focus to majors and career tracks such as teaching, nursing, social work, and public health. You’ll gain the knowledge and skills for promoting healthy lifestyles and preventing disease. You can choose from a list of electives that include marriage and family interaction, human sexuality, stress prevention, women’s health, and drug use.

Tap into a high-value health education that you can easily apply to your future profession, as well as to your personal life.

In three years or fewer, depending on your schedule and courses offered, you can earn this credential. 


  • The health education minor is open to current students, regardless of major, and can be combined with any associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

Minor requirements

  • Complete a minimum of 18 credits in accordance with the specified curriculum.
  • Earn a minimum grade of C in each course.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 overall grade point average.


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