The School of Education’s program in Health Promotion and Health Equity (HPHE) is among UW–Madison’s fastest-growing majors.
The HPHE program launched in 2019 in the Department of Kinesiology in collaboration with the departments of Counseling Psychology and Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education.
The degree ranks number 7 on a list of undergraduate majors that added the most students from fall 2018 to fall 2022. The number of students pursuing the major increased by 240 during that time.
The HPHE program is broadly designed to provide students with the skills and perspectives to facilitate healthy practices at the individual and societal levels.
Coursework prepares students for emerging career opportunities as health educators within a variety of settings, as well as for various other public health-related professions.
Check out this recent story to learn more about this unique degree program.