Students are required to complete a certificate, minor, track or one of the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education's six specializations available to kinesiology and health students.
Any of the following Specializations are suitable for this major:
- Community Health and Wellness
- Disability Studies
- Health Fitness Instructor
- Medical Fitness and Rehabilitation
- Strength & Conditioning Coaching
The Specializations in Community Health and Wellness, Health Fitness Instructor, Health Sciences, and Medical Fitness and Rehabilitation are recommended for this major.
Due to their chosen specialization area, many Health Promotion students will complete a semester-long internship and seek professional certifications such as Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), Personal Training Certification through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Strength and Conditioning Certified Personal Trainer (NCA-CPT), and National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), amongst many others.