About This Program

Get your bachelor's and master's degrees.

We offer a five-year graduate track with a Bachelor of Science degree in health promotion for schools and communities and Master of Science degree in health promotion.

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With increasing attention on health practices in American society, the future employment opportunities for qualified health educators are increasing and expanding. Health educator specialists work to encourage healthy lifestyles and wellness through the education of individuals and communities about behaviors that promote healthy living and prevent disease. Become a health educator through the Springfield College Health/Family and Consumer Sciences licensure major. 

Our program prepares students to teach grades PreK through 12. Students will learn about state and national standards, create skills-based unit and lesson plans, design assessments to evaluate learning, and reflect on their practice.  Special emphases are placed on understanding and meeting the needs of all learners.

Upon graduation, students can expect to obtain employment as health educators in elementary and secondary public and private schools.  Alumni of the program become leaders in their field, including as state and regional teachers of the year and officers within professional organizations.

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American Kinesiology Association Membership

The School of Physical Education, Performance, and Sport Leadership is a member of the American Kinesiology Association.

An advocate for kinesiology at the national and international levels, the American Kinesiology Association supports educational opportunities in the fields of exercise science and sport studies, health education and physical education, and sport management and recreation management.

Studying Health Education At Springfield College