The Specialization in Promotion and Communication for Health contributes decisively to public health under the concept on which the definition of the Essential Functions of Public Health is based, such as collective action aimed at protecting and improving people's health . Provides specialized training opportunities to professionals from various disciplines of health and social sciences responsible for this issue in various regions of the country, even in those most remote areas of the Colombian territory where the population urgently requires professional and successful interventions in public health .

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Know our rates and dates for the year 2021

Inscription: hasta el 18 de noviembre de 2021
Interviews: Hasta el 19 de noviembre de 2021. Deben solicitarse a la Facultad de Medicina desde la inscripción en el teléfono (4) 4440555 ext. 1351 o al correo
Publication of results: 22 de noviembre de 2021. Los resultados podrán ser consultados en el Web portal.
Payment of tuition: hasta el 12 de diciembre de 2021
Start of classes: 20 de enero de 2022: “Un día con Bienestar”.  - 21 de enero de 2022: “Cátedra CES” e inicio de inducción de la facultad. - 22 de enero de 2022: Continuación de inducción de la facultad. - 28 de enero de 2022: inicio actividades académicas.
Registration PIN cost: $163.000 COP
Total cost per semester: $5.200.000 COP
*Valores correspondientes a 2021

Documentation required for the registration process:

· Copia del acta de pregrado
· Copia del diploma
· Copia del documento de identidad (ampliado al 150%)
· Foto tamaño 3 x 4 a color, fondo blanco

NOTE: Previous documents or photocopies do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which false information is verified, or that are not fully filled out, will not be considered.

You will not be able to carry out the interview if you come to it without the minimum required documentation .

Special Coordinator for Health Promotion and Communication CES University
David Carmona Zapata
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 ext. 1221

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Assistant Public Health Division
Sandra Milena Cadavid
Teléfono (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1351

of the applicant

Our applicants are professionals in the areas of health, communication and social sciences.

Why choose
this program

We have professional experience in our programs. Learn about the advantages of studying with us.

of the graduate

Our specialists will be able to work in different areas of the health sector, producing a positive impact.

Professionals in the area of health, communication or other professions that in their exercise are related to the area of

health, taking into account that the exercise of public health actions on this issue are inter and multidisciplinary.

Virtual education is a training modality that offers the possibility of accessing quality education without space-time barriers, favoring learning processes, mediated by innovative pedagogical strategies supported by Information and Communication Technologies, added to current issues in the

The area of communication and health promotion is aimed at the training of a comprehensive professional who, based on holistic knowledge, can generate significant and differential contributions in the area of public health.

The health promotion and communication specialist will have the opportunity to work in different areas of the health sector, producing a positive impact, with new management strategies, and positioning of health communication and promotion.


Know the necessary requirements to access the degree process at our University.


Learn about the job fields where you can work after graduating from CES University.

and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.

You must approve all the subjects of the study plan and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee. In addition, it requires:

1. Haber presentado las pruebas vigentes que el Estado determine como de obligatorio cumplimiento.
2. Presentar certificado de asistencia a la Cátedra CES.

3. El pago de los derechos de grado, establecidos en los derechos pecuniarios.
4. Haber aprobado el trabajo de grado o investigación.
5. Paz y salvo con la Universidad por todo concepto.

The graduate is able to perform:

• In the Health Promotion Entities (EPS), in the Health Service Provider Institutions (IPS) and in the Occupational Risk Administrators (ARL) designing, directing or coordinating education and orientation programs for the affiliate, as well as communication for health, health promotion and services.
• In the local and national Sectional Health Directorates, directing or executing educational programs and projects in disease prevention and health promotion.
• In the media, such as press, radio, television,

Internet, among others, in charge of issues related to education and health promotion.
• In public and private entities that support or develop programs associated with community interaction projects, which are aimed at improving the quality of life of their members through promotion and prevention actions.
• NGOs, public or private sector companies, user associations and community organizations, empowering citizens on issues of interest in health.
• In educational institutions, training communication skills for health promotion work.

For financing we have agreements with:
Programa de Fortalecimiento Educativo CES
Banco Pichincha
Fondo Sapiencia
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
Fondo Nacional del Ahorro (FNA)

We have our own scholarships and in alliance with the following entities:
Entidades públicas

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academic cultural

We open the doors of the world for you to complement your academic training with us. Plus

keep it going

Keep your knowledge updated to enhance your professional profile. Plus


We offer spaces and programs for the personal and collective development of the CES community. Plus

Discounts with
entities in agreement

These are the economic benefits that we have with different companies and organizations. Plus

of languages

Increase your job possibilities, deepening or exploring new languages. Plus

Legal information of the program

Program name:
Especialización en Promoción y Comunicación para la salud.

Program modality:

Program type:

SNIES code:

Qualified Registration:
Resolución 13894 del 4 de septiembre de 2015


Title awarded:
Especialista en Promoción y Comunicación para la Salud

2 semestres (1 año)

Total cost per semester:
$5.200.000 COP

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