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Community Health and Human Services 
Graduates from the Health Education: Community Health and Human Services program are qualified to work in the areas of (a) community health education, (b) clinical/patient education, or (c) corporate or workplace health education. Positions are available provided the individual is willing to relocate. Job prospects are enhanced by having a minor in a related field. 

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Exercise Science
Graduates in Health Education: Exercise Science are qualified for entry level and managerial positions in corporate, hospital, government, school and private health and fitness programs. Graduates will also be qualified to take several American College of Sports Medicine and National Strength and Conditioning Association certification examinations. Students will also be qualified to pursue to graduate degrees in exercise science (both research and clinically based). Graduates will also have a sufficient knowledge base to be strong applicants for physical therapy, physician's assistant, and medical school.

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Athletic Training
Graduates from the B.S. in Athletic Training program are qualified to sit for the Board of Certification exam. Opportunities exist for employment as certified Athletic Trainers (ATC) in high schools, colleges/universities, sports medicine clinics and rehabilitation centers, hospitals, wellness/fitness centers, or corporate/industrial, or other emerging practice settings. To learn more about a career in athletic training, visit these resources:

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Dr. Lisa Griffin
Campus Box 112
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone 478-445-4072
Fax 478-445-4074
lisa.griffin@gcsu.edu

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