SNIES: 104873| Qualified registration: Resolution 13894 of 4 September 2015

The Specialization in Health Promotion and Communication makes a strong contribution to public health under the concept of the Essential Public Health Functions, as is collective action to protect and improve people’s health. It provides opportunities for specialized training to professionals from various health and social science disciplines responsible for this topic in various regions of the country, even in the most remote areas of Colombia where the population urgently requires professional and successful public health interventions.

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Enrollment: 16-12-2020
Interview: hasta el 25 de noviembre de 2020. Deben solicitarse a la Facultad de Medicina desde la inscripción para programar la entrevista virtual en el teléfono (4) 4440555 ext. 1351 o al correo
Publication of results: 1 de diciembrede 2020. Los resultados podrán ser consultados en el Portal web
Tuition Payment: Hasta el 16 de diciembre de 2020
Start of classes: Se informará a través de correo electrónico a los admitidos
Registration PIN cost: $163.000 COP
Total cost per semester: $5.200.000 COP

Documentation required for the enrollment process:

– Copy of the undergraduate certificate
– Copy of the diploma
– Copy of identity card (extended to 150%)
– Photo size 3 x 4 color, white background

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

Those forms in which the data is proven to be false, or not fully completed, will not be considered.

The interview cannot be held if you come to it without the minimum required documentation.

Health Promotion and Communication Coordinator, CES University
David Carmona Zapata
Phone: (57) (4) 4440555 ext. 1221

Do you want to know more? Write to us at

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


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

Why Choose
this program?

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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 practice are related to the area of

health, bearing in mind that public health actions in this area are inter and multidisciplinary.

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

and health promotion, the aim is to train an integral professional who, based on holistic knowledge, can generate significant and differential contributions in the area of public health.

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


Learn about the requirements needed 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 pass all curriculum subjects and specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotion Committee. In addition, it is required:

1. Have submitted the evidence in force that the State determines to be obligatory.
2. Submit the certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.

3. The payment of grade rights, as set out in the pecuniary rights.
4. Approval of the work of the grade or research.
5. Be in good standing with the University for every concept.

The graduate is able to perform:

– In Health Promotion Entities (HPAs), Health Service Providers (HSPs) and Occupational Risk Managers (LRAs), designing, directing or coordinating programs for education and orientation of 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 the press, radio, and 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 projects of interaction with communities, which are oriented to improve 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:
Bank of Bogotá
Sapiencia Fund
Pichincha Bank
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (FNA)
Helm Bank

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

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Legal information of the program

Name of the program:
Specialization in Health Promotion and Communication

Program mode:

Type of program:


Qualified Registration:
Resolution 13894 of September 4, 2015


Title granted:
Specialist in Health Promotion and Communication

2 semesters (1 year)

Total cost per semester:
$5.200.000 COP

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