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Health Educator

Provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. Use data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies, and environments. May link health systems, health providers, insurers, and patients to address individual and population health needs. May serve as a resource to assist individuals, other health professionals, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs.

Contact Info

Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056

513-529-3831

careercenter@MiamiOH.edu

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Related Job Titles

Certified Diabetes Educator, Clinical Instructor, Community Health Consultant, Education Coordinator, Health Education Coordinator, Health Education Specialist, Health Educator, Health Promotion Specialist, Public Health Educator, Public Information Officer

Facts and Stats

Your career outlook is looking good – just like these stats.

O*NET Code: 21-1091.00

O*NET Summary
  • $56,500 Median wages (annual)

    2020

  • 6,900 Projected job openings

    2019–2029

  • Over 8% Projected growth (much faster than average)

    2019-2029

What you Need to Know

  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Psychology — Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Customer relationship management CRM software — Blackbaud The Raiser’s Edge
  • Data base user interface and query software — Blackboard software; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC WONDER; Microsoft Access
  • Graphics or photo imaging software — Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop; JamBoard; Microsoft Visio
  • Medical software — MEDITECH software 
  • Multi-media educational software — Edpuzzle
  • Network conferencing software — LogMeIn GoToWebinar
  • Web page creation and editing software — Blogging software; Facebook; Wiki software

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