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Health Education

  • A degree in Health Education is a way to positively impact people’s lives – young or old – by enhancing their overall health and well-being through exercise, nutrition, personal growth and safety. With a Health Education degree, you will learn about all facets of physical, mental, social and emotional health and help people to make smart decisions to improve their lives. To excel as a leader in today’s diverse classrooms, you will also take required courses for teacher licensure.

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  • Benefits of an MSUM Health Education Degree
    Teaching legacy
    MSUM has a rich history as a prestigious teaching college and continues to highly value education teachers. Your classes are taught by knowledgeable and experienced professors who are committed to your teaching success. Health and Physical Education faculty members all have elementary or secondary classroom teaching experience. Plus, an advisory board of educators, alumni and faculty ensures you’re receiving the most relevant education for today’s teaching challenges.
    Learning communities
    One of two Learning Communities (LC) may be of interest to you. The Health and Wellness LC is for students majoring in exercise science, athletic training or health and physical education, while the Education LC is for any education major.
    Ample field experience
    You’ll spend time observing, assisting and teaching in local classrooms for more than 100 hours prior to your student teaching experience, so you’ll be exceptionally prepared to lead your own classroom.
    Wellness educators
    As a Wellness Educator, you can get hands-on experience assisting in the development and implementation of campus-wide health promotion campaigns designed to prevent health problems among college students and encourage healthy choices and lifestyles.
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    Learning Opportunities Beyond the Classroom

    MSU Moorhead is committed to providing you exceptional field experience beginning at the start of your education and continuing until graduation.

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  • Careers & Outcomes
    MSUM’s Health Education graduates are exceptionally prepared to enjoy careers as teachers at public and private schools across the country, as well as health educators and advocates in a variety of business or organizational settings.
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