The Programs in Health Education and Community Health Education prepare students for expanding professional career opportunities—given how national and global policy has emphasized health promotion, disease prevention, and addressing health disparities as well as the social determinants of health. Our training facilitates graduates fostering voluntary health-related behavioral and social change through the application of principles from the behavioral and social sciences.
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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.
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.
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.