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¿Qué aprenderé?

The mission of the Health Science Department and its undergraduate and graduate programs is to aid and encourage students' development into competent professionals and life-long learners who are responsible for community health/public health disciplines, including health education and related areas. The program fosters the development of health professionals who are person-centered and sensitive to the diverse qualities and the changing face of the health care delivery system of our society. Upon graduation, our students are able to facilitate the physical, psychological, and social well being of people individually and collectively in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic metropolitan context.

Community Health Education

The Community Health Education Option is designed for individuals interested in the links among lifestyle, social and physical environments, and good health. The occupational objective of those selecting this option is to serve as a community health educator in public or private health care agencies, voluntary organizations, medical clinics or corporate settings. Health educators use a variety of communication strategies, policy implementations, teaching methods and creative learning experiences to promote voluntary actions, and informed decisions conducive to health. Health educators are specifically trained to:

Assess health education needs.
Provide communication regarding the distribution and determinants of disease and injury.
Plan, develop, implement, manage and evaluate health education programs
Participate in social planning, advocacy, and coalition building.


Alumni of the Department are leaders in public health and health education. Students who major in Health Science may choose to pursue careers in teaching, program planning, or administration in a wide variety of settings including:

secondary schools, community colleges/universities
local and county health departments and agencies
volunteer agencies such as the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, and Planned Parenthood
hospitals and health clinics
industrial corporations
health maintenance organizations
community-based organizations

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

College of Health and Human Services

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (120 horas de crédito)

Costos de estudio
US$17.142,00 por año
Costs of Attendance, based on 7+ units per semester enrollment
Fecha de inicio

22 Agosto 2022


College of Health and Human Services

California State University, Long Beach,

1250 Bellflower Boulevard,



90840, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Have graduated from high school, have earned a Certificate of General Education Development (GED) or have passed the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE)

Para estudiantes internacionales

Have graduated from high school, have earned a Certificate of General Education Development (GED) or have passed the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE);

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Minimum score (Paper: 500, iBT: 61)

IELTS: Minimum score of 5.5 in each sub-section

Pearson Test of English: Minimum score of 43

Freshman application deadline: November 30

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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