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Online Certificate in Community Health Education: Career Outlook

Guide Health Development Plans

Prepare for success in a variety of community health education careers with the 100% online certificate program from Methodist University. Our program is specifically designed to enhance your existing knowledge and skills, further qualifying you for careers in community health education. Prepare for roles working in schools, hospitals, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and more.

Health Educator and Community Health Worker


As a health educator and community health worker4, you would work to address specific individual, family, and community health needs. Centrally, you would promote healthy behaviors among different populations based on up-to-date research. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of health educator positions are expected to grow by 13% through 2029.

Fitness Trainer and Instructor


As a personal fitness trainer5, you are given the freedom to make your own schedule as you take on clients to improve their health through physical training. In this kind of position, you can work for a gym or small business or you can be your own boss. This means the more effort you put into building your client base, the more lucrative your business will be. Fitness trainer positions are projected to expand by 15% through 2029, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Additional roles for graduates of the online Certificate in Community Health Education:

  • Physical Education Instructor
  • Nutrition Coach
  • Wellness Coach
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant

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Motivate Others to Achieve Their Health Goals

When you complete this certificate program, you’ll be able to:

Ensuring Your Success Beyond Graduation

From the moment you become a student at Methodist University, you’ll have access to the support needed to obtain career readiness skills, internships, employment, and other career opportunities. And you can tap into a wide variety of career services long after you’ve graduated.

Here are just a few examples of what you can expect for career support as a student or alumnus. You can benefit from all of them remotely.

Individual and Group Workshops

Whether you need help with assessing your skills and defining your career goals or want a crash course in job searching, our staff can help.

Career Readiness

MU Career Services is committed to empowering students with career readiness tools. Contact us for details about our signature programs, the MU Career Challenge and the Senior Seminar Series.

Mock Interviews

Learn how to respond confidently to general and behavioral interview questions while articulating your strengths with mock interviews.

Resume and Cover Letter Assistance

Get feedback on how your resume and cover letters can stand out from the competition and showcase what you offer to organizations.

MU Career Hub

The MU Career Hub is your resource for job announcements, event registrations, and other Career Services information from the Office of Student Affairs. Join us each spring for the career fair. Stay up to date by creating a Purple Briefcase account today. You should also follow us on social media (Instagram and Facebook) for the latest job postings and event announcements.