Public Health
Health Educator/Promotor

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Salary: $26,919 - $40,361
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Hourly: $12.38 - $26.6
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Outlook: 4 Stars
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Length of Training: 4-8 years
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Length of Training/Requirements
A four-year Bachelor’s degree in health studies, health promotions and/or community health is required. Master’s and Doctoral degrees are also available within the field.

Licensure/Certification

Health Educators/Promoters may become a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. To receive this certification, applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree and pass a comprehensive written exam.


Educational Programs

University or College City Degree*
Abilene Christian University Abilene B
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Baylor University Waco B,M
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Lamar University Beaumont B
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Parker College of Chiropractic Dallas B
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Prairie View A&M University Prairie View M
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Sam Houston State University Huntsville M
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St. Philip's College (ACCD) San Antonio B
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Texas A&M University College Station M,D
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Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Station M
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Texas A&M University-Commerce Commerce B
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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi B
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Texas A&M University-Kingsville Kingsville B
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Texas Southern University Houston M
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Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos M
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Texas Tech University Lubbock B
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Texas Woman's University Denton B
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The University of Texas at Austin Austin M,D
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The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso B,M
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The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio B
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The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler B
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston M,D
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio B
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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Galveston M,D
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The University of Texas Pan American Edinburg B
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University of Houston Houston M
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University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Fort Worth M
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate