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

Registration: 12-16-2020
Interviews: until November 25, 2020. They must be requested from the Faculty of Medicine from registration to schedule the virtual interview on the phone (4) 4440555 ext. 1351 or to the email
Publication of results: December 1, 2020. The results can be consulted on the web portal
Tuition Payment: Until December 16, 2020
Beginning of classes: Those admitted will be informed by email
Registration PIN cost: $ 163,000 COP
Total cost per semester: $ 5,200,000 COP

Documentation required for the registration process:

· A copy of the minutes of undergraduate
Copy of diploma
· Copy of the identity document (extended to 150%)
· Photo size 3 x 4 color, white background

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
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 ext. 1221

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

of the applicant

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

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this program

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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.


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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. To have presented the current evidence that the State determines to be mandatory.
2. Present a certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.

3. The payment of the degree rights, established in the pecuniary rights.
4. Have approved the degree or research work.
5. Peace and safe with the University for all concepts.

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:
CES Educational Strengthening Program
Pichincha Bank
Sapiencia Fund
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (FNA)

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

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keep it going

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

Discounts with
entities in agreement

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of languages

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Legal information of the program

Program name:
Specialization in Promotion and Communication for health.

Program modality:

Program type:

SNIES code:

Qualified Registration:
Resolution 13894 of September 4, 2015


Title awarded:
Health Promotion and Communication Specialist

2 semesters (1 year)

Total cost per semester:
$ 5,200,000 COP

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