Health Promotion and Communication

Health promotion professionals aim to empower individuals to make healthy changes in their lives that reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases and other morbidities. Individuals concentrating in health promotion and communication are interested in finding novel and innovative ways to educate a wide variety of populations about both healthy and unhealthy practices.

Possible Job Titles

  • Behavioral Health Specialist
  • Community Health Promotion Specialist
  • Health Educator
  • Health/Wellness Coach
  • Media Consultant
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Public Health Journalist
  • Technical Medical Writer

Sample of Potential Employers

  • Academic Medical Centers
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Community Clinics
  • Department of Public Health
  • Government Programs and Agencies
  • Health Related Media/Internet Companies
  • Health Systems

Additional Resources

Did You Know?

  • A growing number of health campaigns are created and implemented using social media. Check out this page for top recent social media campaigns related to health.