Academics & Admissions


Bachelor of Science in Health Education

The Bachelor of Science in Health Education is designed to build students’ knowledge and skills in the field of public health and provide a pathway for graduates to enter a range of professions to influence and support the health of communities. Students engage with a curriculum grounded in public health competencies of social determinants of health, epidemiology, health policy, community organizing, health and power inequities, public health programming and practice in the field.

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Minor in Health Education

The Minor in Health Education is an 18 unit program. The minor complements many major programs offered by other University departments and has been designed for maximum flexibility. Individuals must work with a health education advisor to select appropriate courses. 

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Minor in Women's Health Issues

The 21 unit Minor in Women's Health Issues is a natural complement to a variety of majors such as nursing, health education, counseling, psychology, urban studies, or other human service careers.

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Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health program in Community Health Education at San Francisco State University shares the mission of the Department of Public Health (formerly Health Education) to promote health at the individual, community, and structural levels through transformative education, research, scholarship and service, all of which value diversity, engage communities, and are grounded in cultural humility.

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