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Community Health Education

CHED Program Overview

The Bachelors’ degree offered by the University of the Incarnate Word in Community Health Education (CHED) is designed to prepare individuals in the study and improvement of health promotion for different groups and communities.

Community Health Educators are the frontline for gaining an understanding of community needs, including disease prevention and the promotion of healthy lifestyle practices. The program builds on the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing’s (IFMSN) and the University of the Incarnate Word’s resources by adding an additional health professions entry opportunity at the undergraduate level.