School Health Education
The Health Promotion and Education program at Illinois State University prepares students for professional positions in a variety of fields focused on health promotion and disease prevention.
School Health Educators teach health in schools, helping students gain skills related to effective health practices.
Point of Pride
Students from the Department of Health Sciences health education program find jobs quickly after graduation in local schools, hospitals, public health departments, volunteer agencies, and private health organizations.
Why study School Health Education?
Health Promotion and Education encourages positive healthy behaviors by designing, implementing, and evaluating educational programs and services in a variety of settings. Health educators teach health in schools and work in community settings such as health care, public health, business and industry, and universities. People who have a sincere interest in health and wellness and who see the importance of preventing health problems are often involved in health education.
Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!