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Health Education/Community Health

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Academic Information: -  [Back to Top]

Possible Job Titles  -  [Back to Top]

Typical Places of Employment  -  [Back to Top]

  • Industry (private, public companies)
  • Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Schools
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Community Centers
  • Public Gyms
  • Federal, State and Local Governments
  • Health Departments
  • Family Planning Agencies
  • Spas and Resorts
  • Professional Sports Teams
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Retirement Communities

Required Skills and Abilities -  [Back to Top]

  • Assess physical education needs and place in classes in accordance with their health status and ability.
  • Direct and guide people in a broad range of activities to help them develop skills such as accuracy, agility, balance, coordination, power, rhythm, strength, timing, and other attributes needed in physical activities.
  • Lead groups in classes in games, dance, gymnastics, and fitness activities.
  • Teach a sports skills.
  • Instruct students in nutrition, the use of equipment.
  • Prepare a budget for materials and equipment.
  • Meet with parents, school counselors, and school staff, to keep the community informed about the physical education and sports programs.

Alumni Resources  -  [Back to Top]

(Listed below are examples of SU Alumni and their Jobs in this major-For more alumni resources, go to Mentor Network)

-Frank  Digiovannatonio -MD - Rehabilitation Center of Southern Maryland-Occupational Therapist

Related Links: Further Explore this Career Field - [Back to Top]

Health Education Careers and Related Careers

Professional Organizations for the Health Educator

Healthcare Management Careers

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