Skip to Main Content

About Us

The undergraduate and graduate health education (HE)programs prepare students to work with individuals, groups, and organizations to educate and facilitate the voluntary adoption of actions and behaviors conducive to health. Students are also prepared to perform the following seven areas of responsibilities and competencies of entry-level and advanced-level health education specialists as described by NCHEC:

    1. Assess needs, resources, and capacity for health education/promotion
    2. Plan health education/promoiton
    3. Implement health education/promotion
    4. Conduct evaluation and research related to health education/promotion
    5. Administer and manage health education/promotion
    6. Serve as a health education/promotion resource person
    7. Communicate, promote, and advocate for health, health education/promotion, and the profession

HE graduates are eligible to take the CHES national certification offered through NCHEC. According to NCHEC, the benefits of the CHES designation include: establishes a national standard, attests to the individual's knowledge and skills, assist employers in identifying qualified health education practitioners, develops a sense of pride and accomplishment, and promotes continued professional development.

Please contact the HE program via phone (208-282-2729), email healthed@isu.edu or visit our office located in Reed Gymnasium #242 on the Pocatello campus.

Contact Us

chp@isu.edu

208-282-3992

208-282-4645

650 Memorial Drive

Bldg 66, Room 202

Pocatello, ID


 

Mailing Address:
921 S 8th Ave Stop 8090
Pocatello, ID 83209-8090

Campus Map

 

IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY

921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209
(208) 282-4636

Discover opportunity at Idaho State University