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School Health Education, BSE

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Passionate about ensuring better health for future generations? 

Teach children in the school setting about nutrition, exercise, the dangers of drugs, and healthy lifestyle choices. By completing all coursework, you'll become eligible to take the national Certified Health Education Specialist Examination (CHES), and complete certifications in Red Cross First Aid & Safety.
You also may minor in School Health Education. (See requirements below.)


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Completing the following comprehensive major in school health education will receive a Bachelor of Science in Education degree and be eligible to take the health education license examination valid for teaching health in PreK-12. Students are also eligible to take the national Certified Health Education Specialist Examination (C.H.E.S.).

The major consists of the following:

Professional education courses below are also required for licensure:

Additional Information


Valid Red Cross First Aid & Safety Certification is also required.

Acquiring licensure in both Health Education and Physical Education is an option that may enhance employability, particularly in the state of Ohio.

With the following additional courses, a student will receive physical education licensure valid for teaching physical education in PreK-12. Careful planning with the academic advisor is encouraged. Two additional semesters will be required in order to complete both licensure programs.

School Health Education Minor

The minor consists of the following courses (21-22 hours):

 One from among:

The School Health Education minor is designed for students who desire to augment their major field of study with a concentration in core health education courses.  Students pursuing a minor in School Health Education are required to complete 21-22 hours of coursework.  This minor DOES NOT qualify a student to be eligible for the Licensure Examination in the state of Ohio.  Out-of-state students may choose to get the minor which may meet certification needs in other states.  In addition, this minor DOES NOT qualify a student to be eligible for the National Certified Health Education Specialist (C.H.E.S.) Examination.



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