Admission requirements

GPA Requirement: 2.00

A student pursuing an undergraduate certificate must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at ASU. Undergraduate certificates are not awarded prior to the award of an undergraduate degree. A student already holding an undergraduate degree may pursue an undergraduate certificate as a nondegree-seeking graduate student.

Program requirements

The certificate requires a total of 25 credit hours. A minimum grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) is required for each course.

In order to receive the certificate, students must complete their bachelor's degree at ASU along with all certificate requirements.

Required Courses -- 25 credit hours

CHS 340: Health Theory (3)
HEP 102: Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion (3)
HEP 241: Health Education Methods for Injury Prevention and Preparedness (3)
HEP 251: Preventing HIV and Substance Abuse (3)
HEP 361: Social Media and Marketing for Health (3)
HEP 452: Health Advocacy in Health Education (3)
HEP 454: Health Promotion Program Planning and Implementation (L) (3)
HEP 466: Health Promotion Program Management and Administration (3)
HEP 490: CHES Exam Preparation (1)

Prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.

Certification and licensure

The College of Health Solutions prepares graduates for excellence upon entering the workplace. Since certification and licensure requirements vary by profession and from state-to-state, we recommend that you visit the ASU licensure website to determine if your program meets the requirements of individual state licensures or national certifications, as applicable. If you have specific questions, please contact your program director or degree coordinator.