In the Department of Health & Behavior Studies
Welcome to the Program in Health Education
Health education is a professional field that has expanded rapidly, primarily because of national policy that has emphasized health promotion and disease prevention. Its goal is to facilitate voluntary health-related behavioral and social change through the application of principles of behavioral and social sciences.
Master of Arts in Health Education
The program of study leading to the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Health Education is a 32 point degree designed for those who wish to develop the skills necessary to plan and implement health education programs for a variety of populations and in a range of practice settings.
Master of Science in Community Health Education
The program of study leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) in Health Education is a 42 point degree, two-year program designed for those who wish to develop the skills necessary to plan and implement health education programs for a variety of populations and in a range of practice settings, as well as in-depth preparation in an area of specialization or in one of the behavioral and social sciences underlying the practice of health education.
Doctor of Education in Health Education
The program of study and research leading to the Ed.D. degree in Health Education is designed to prepare graduates who will assume positions of leadership as program development and evaluation specialists in health education in various educational, governmental, and human-service delivery settings.
Connect With Health Education
Coordinator: Professor Barbara Wallace
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027
Phone: (212) 678-6607 Fax: (212) 678-8259