Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Health Science with a concentration in Health Promotion will gain a broad understanding of health and disease concepts, legal, ethical, and diversity issues in healthcare, health informatics, nutrition, and health education theory and methods.

Why study Health Promotions at Coastal Georgia?

With a synergistic relationship with the Southeast Georgia Health System and more than 40 other local and regional clinical facilities, our students have many clinical sites to choose from for their internship rotation. Students in this program engage in real-world experiences to prepare themselves to excel in a variety of professional healthcare settings.

What will I learn?

Students will learn to integrate knowledge and skills from healthcare with the arts and sciences to help self, clients, families, and communities progress toward fulfillment of human potential. They will be prepared to utilize assessment findings to develop a health curriculum for a community or health facility, as well as care plans for individual clients. Graduates will be able to exhibit professional behavior and communicate professionally with the community.

What can I do when I graduate?

Upon graduation, you will be prepared for the following careers:

Community health consultant, health benefit navigator, health educator, health promotion specialist, health services coordinator, health care administrator, insurance underwriter, patient advocate, patient educator, public health advisor, grant writer, healthcare lobbyist, or field investigator.

The Health Promotions degree also prepares students to pursue graduate studies for Master of Education, Doctorate of Public Health, or Master of Public Health.

Required Coursework:

  • Healthcare Law and Biomedical Ethics
  • Nutrition
  • Health Assessment and Evaluation
  • Survey of Environmental Health
  • Culture and Health
  • Health Promotion Theory and Methods
  • Consumer Health and Promotion
  • Concepts of Health and Disease