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Overview

Exercise Science and Health Promotion from Florida Atlantic University  is one of the fastest growing areas of employment in the United States. Health educators are employed under a range of job titles such as patient educators, health education teachers, trainers, public health/community health educators, community organizers, and health program managers or coordinators. 

Most positions in the field require the national professional certification, or Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), which is available through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Career Settings:

  • Social service agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Health clinics
  • Government agencies
  • Schools
  • Health centers
  • University wellness/health programs
  • Corporations/businesses with worksite health programs
  • Hospitals
  • Public health offices at the state and community level

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Behav., Health Ed., and Health Promotion
  • Needs Assessment and Program Plan in Health Promotion
  • Epidemiological Basis of Health
  • Personal & Community Health
  • Evaluation of Health Promotion/Ed

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • If undergraduate GPA < 3.0: GRE test score of 146 (verbal), 146 (quantitative); 

    If undergraduate GPA > 3.0: GRE test score of 141 (verbal), 141 (quantitative); 

    GRE Analytical Writing score of 4.0 if GPA < 3.0, 3.5 if GPA > 3.0

    This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    141

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    141

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    3.5

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • First Aid/ CPR certification
  • A course-by-course evaluation of international transcripts required; FAU will do the evaluation or it must be done by a NACES member

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    1024 USD/credit
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  • National

    1024 USD/credit
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  • In-State

    369 USD/credit
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Funding

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