Postgraduate Certificate Online

Health Education and Promotion

Benedictine University

12 months
700 USD/credit 11200 USD/year
700 USD/credit 11200 USD/year
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The online Health Education and Promotion certificate at Benedictine University can be earned in conjunction with your Master of Public Health or as a standalone Graduate Certificate. 


The courses will train you to lead health promotion initiatives and design programs for communities, companies, schools and a variety of other settings. Examples of topics covered might include smoking cessation, nutrition and obesity, prenatal care, exercise, depression and mental health, and sexually transmitted diseases.

Why Choose Benedictine Online?

  • By earning your Health Education and Promotion Certificate online at Benedictine, you will receive all the benefits that Benedictine offers with its rich history spanning more than 127 years of academic excellence
  • Join an established program that is the second largest of its kind in Illinois
  • Complete your coursework according to your own schedule with our online, interactive format
  • Earn the same respected credential as students in the traditional, on-campus program
  • Get help from your personal full-time advisor when you need it


Benedictine University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavioral and Social Aspects of Public Health
  • Cultural Context of Health
  • Public Health Education Methods
  • Public Health Education Programs and Skills 
  • Marketing of Public Health
  • Media, Technology and Public Health

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


16 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All documents submitted become property of Benedictine University and may not be returned. 
  • Students transferring an I-20 should read the I-20 Transfer Policy in the Benedictine University Academic Catalog. Please note important requirements regarding course enrollment dates, full-time enrollment and vacation term eligibility.
  • Students who are not able to obtain official academic documents due to extenuating circumstances such as conflict or natural disaster may be eligible for an Official Transcript Waiver. Please see the Benedictine University Academic Catalog for more information. 
  • International students studying on an F visa and are not enrolling in language training must demonstrate English Proficiency per the requirements of SEVP.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    11200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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