Health Education Specialist

Also called: Health Educator

Job Outlook in Vermont
Medium Growth

What you might do
Health Education Specialists teach people how to live healthy lives.  They do research and work with others to learn what patients or communities need.  They create programs and educational materials about healthy lifestyles.

Where you might work
Public health office, hospital, doctor’s office, college, community outreach.

Related Links
My Next Move: Health Education Specialists
O*Net Online: Health Education Specialists
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Health Education Specialists
Society of Health and Physical Educators of Vermont
Society for Public Health Education

Education Required
Health Education Specialists usually hold a bachelor’s degree (4 years).


Where to Study

Vermont State University - Castleton

Western Connecticut State University

Saint Joseph's College of Maine

University of New England

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Merrimack College

Springfield College

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Worcester State University

Keene State College

        Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

        Farmingdale State College

        Russell Sage College

        Beal University (ME)

        Plymouth State University (NH)

        Southern New Hampshire University

        University of New England (ME)

        University of New Hampshire

        For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

        Northern Vermont AHEC

        Southern Vermont AHEC