Department overview


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Since 1959

Department overview​

The Department of Health Promotion and Health Education is under the College of Education and is one of the twenty-two departments in the National Taiwan Normal University. In 1954 , the Department of Physical Education of the National Taiwan Normal University was renamed as the Department of Physical and Health Education . Then, in 1957, the department disintegrated physical education and health education into 2 separated tracks. Until July 1959 , the Department of Health Promotion and Health Education was officially established. Since its establishment , in addition to its continuous efforts to improve teaching equipments, faculty qualification, student quality, the department has been actively involved in all kinds of academic and research events. Due to the high demands for research experts, the Department expanded to establish a graduate institute of Health Education and started offering a master program in 1980. Then , in order to provide continuing education for teachers and strengthen their professional training, the Department began an evening-class program (now this program is integrated into the Extension Division for Inservice and Continuing Education ) in 1981. Furthermore, the Department started to offer a summer program for continuing education in 1982, and then lunched additional a summer b achelor degree p rogram in 1989 . In 1993, the Department officially instituted its Doctor al Program. Since then, the Department of Health Promotion and Health Education has created a complete plan and comprehensive capacity for the education of health education professionals .

Educational goal

Educational goal

The Bachelor Program is to train both elementary and middle schools health education teachers, and to cultivate entry-level health promotion professionals. 
The Master’s Program  is to train both elementary and middle schools health education teachers, and to cultivate advanced-level health promotion specialists. 
The Doctorial Program is to foster academic and research professionals in health promotion for universities, and to cultivate research and administrative leaders in health promotion .


        The goal of the Department of Health Promotion and Health Education is to educate the students to apply  health promotion and health education theories, methods and strategies to empower the individuals, organization, and communities to perform health behaviors, and to upgrade their quality of life.

Traffic information


Address: Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, 6th Floor,Cheng Building, 162, He-ping East Road, Section 1, Taipei 106, Taiwan

Take the MRT

Route 1: Take the MRT to Xinlong Line Wanlong Station and walk about 10 minutes to the north along Roosevelt Road. Route 2: Take the MRT to Xindian Line Mansion Station and walk about 11 minutes south along Roosevelt Road.

Take the bus

Get off at the bus stop of "Shida Branch". You can take the route as below. Metropolitan Passenger Transport: 0 South, 74, 109, 505, 606 Xinxin passenger transport: 52, 236, 236 shuttle bus, 236 night bus, 251, 251 shuttle, 252, 253, 278, 278 shuttle, 290, 671, brown 11, blue 28 Capital passenger transport: 284, 284 direct train Guide passenger transport: 530, 660, 676 Zhongxing Bus: 280, 280 direct train, 668, 675 New store passenger transport: 642, 643, 644, 648, 650, 849, green 13 Fuhe Passenger: 1551