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Health Education Specialists

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

Develop educational materials and programs for community agencies, local government, and state government.
Prepare and distribute health education materials, such as reports, bulletins, and visual aids, to address smoking, vaccines, and other public health concerns.
Design and administer training programs for new employees and continuing education for existing employees.
Collaborate with health specialists and civic groups to determine community health needs and the availability of services and to develop goals for meeting needs.
Design and conduct evaluations and diagnostic studies to assess the quality and performance of health education programs.
*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

University of Kansas Lawrence Public COMMUNITY HEALTH Bachelor Degree - BSE 120
Emporia State University Emporia Public HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE Bachelor Degree - BS 120
Wichita State University Wichita Public HEALTH SCIENCE Bachelor Degree - BS 120
Webster University Kansas City Private COUNSELING - COMMUNITY COUNSELING Master of Arts - MA