Health Education

Health Education

Do you value living a healthy lifestyle? Do you want to share your knowledge of healthy practices with others?

Explore important issues in wellness like implementing healthy behaviors, nutrition, and stress management with studies in health education. Coursework in this field can prepare you for other careers in the wellness and fitness profession.

Careers in Health Education

  • Work as a personal fitness trainer or health educator.
  • Continue your studies and become a certified nutritionist or a health education specialist.
  • Work for a business or a non-profit as a health coach, wellness consultant, or grant writer.

Transfer Opportunities and Pathways

A Health Education major can be found at many bachelor’s granting institutions. Some universities and colleges may even have similar, but more specified majors to explore, that could align better with your interests. Examples include Exercise Science, Food, Nutrition, and Wellness, Health Sciences, Public Health, Child/Human Development, Liberal Studies with Teaching Credential, Special Education, and many more.

  • Search a list of Health Education related majors at the UCs and CSUs
  • Compare average admit GPAs across similar majors at the UCs
  • Learn what major prep courses you need to take in order to transfer to the UCs or CSUs
  • Explore similar majors at private and out-of-state institutions