Work with various groups to improve the health of individuals and the community.
Health promotion officers:
Many health promotion officers are employed by government health departments to create programs such as the Quit Smoking and Drink Safe campaigns. They also find employment in non-government organisations such as cancer councils, heart foundations and asthma foundations, and may also work in rural public community health units and local government departments. Employment prospects are dependent on the level of funding allocated to health promotion.
The following study pathway shows the most common and direct route for a UWA student to pursue this career.
Relevant majors include:
Postgraduate study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.
Relevant postgraduate courses include: