Health Education and Promotion: BS
The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education and Promotion prepares professionals to help individuals, groups, and communities to maintain or improve their health status. Students gain a strong foundation in both the biological and social sciences.
USU Department of Kinesiology & Health Science:
Only the Health Science emphasis is available through the Regional Campuses. You must attend the Logan Campus if you are interested in a Community Health emphasis.
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In addition to Utah State University’s admissions requirements, the health education and promotion program has additional requirements:
- Freshmen: New freshmen admitted to USU in good standing qualify for admission as health education and promotion majors.
- Transfer Students: Transfer students from other institutions and students transferring from other USU majors need a 2.75 GPA for admission.
International students have additional admissions requirements.
This degree is offered through Utah State University Regional Campuses and follows the USU Regional Campus tuition schedule. See Tuition & Payment for more information.
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services may charge differential tuition for this program. Differential tuition is an added cost per credit for courses in the program. See the last page in the USU Tuition & Fee schedule for more information.
Health Science Emphasis
Students who graduate with the health science emphasis pursue advanced medical training or find employment in a health or medical setting, such as working in a hospital, physician’s office, or health insurance company.
This program allows students who are interested in some type of medical training the opportunity to customize their coursework to match their interests and the course requirements of advanced health or medical programs in medicine, podiatry, physical therapy, nursing, public health, physician assistant, and more.
There are many other health- and medical-related jobs available, and this emphasis allows students who know they are interested in the medical field a chance to explore career options beyond becoming a doctor or dentist.
The following degrees are available on the USU Eastern Price and Blanding Campuses:
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