School Health (Teacher Certification)
Through teaching, research and service the Department of Health Studies is dedicated to preparing exemplary practitioners who will function as leaders in the School Health environment. Students will engage in numerous opportunities towards eliminating health disparities and improve societal health among the P-12 environment. Students are taught the most up-to-date pedagogical methods to become effective School Health Educators. The faculty who teach in the School Health Teacher Education Program are leaders in their field.
The Department of Health Studies at East Stroudsburg University is an active partner in the economic and community development of Northeast Pennsylvania, and a recognized regional center of academic excellence in Public Health, Health Education and Health Teacher Preparation.
The Department of Health Studies provides diverse opportunities for students interested in careers in both the health care and education sector. The coursework as well as the hands-on experiences built into the curriculum provide a solid foundation for students wishing to either start a career after graduating or going on to complete a graduate degree.