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Health Education

This major deals with various aspects of human behavior in order to promote healthy behaviors. The develop the competencies necessary to be an effective health educator, students need a foundation built on principles derived from behavior, biomedical and social sciences as well as education. Common to all health education professionals, regardless of the setting in which they practice, is the ability to apply teaching/learning principles to health/illness issues. The program at Howard Community College offers the student the basis fore transfer to school, community, and general health education programs.

             Community & School Health

             Complementary Medicine & Holistic Health: Courses in the option will introduce the student to one of the fastest growing career field in the U.S. After completion of additional studies, career sites include private practice, integrative medical practices and clinics, and related herbal businesses.