The Health Promotion and Behavior program prepares students for career opportunities in the areas of public health promotion and disease prevention. These careers may be found in schools and communities, corporate health and fitness programs, state and federal health departments, and nonprofit health agencies. Typical jobs include:
- Healthcare Consultant
- Health Promotion Program Coordinator/Evaluator
- Program Director/Manager
- Public Health Educator
- Wellness Specialist
Some of these careers may require additional education, such as a bachelor's degree. It is important that students identify their interest and work with an advisor to make sure they are on the right educational track.
For more information about these careers, as well as the current employment outlook, visit the U.S. Department of Labor and Oregon Employment Department websites.