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M.S. in Health Education

The requirements for the M.S. in Health Education include five core courses and one capstone course. Core courses should be completed early in the program. The remaining six courses are electives in health studies and related areas, which are selected on the basis of the student’s professional goals.

Core Courses (five required):

HSV 550

Health Services Research (HED 4025)

HED 551
(4985)

Mapping for Health Research, Planning, Policy Development and Marketing

HED 552
(4805)

Epidemiology and Community Health

HED 553
(4775)

Program Planning for Wellness

HED 554
(4845)

Curriculum Strategies for Health Educators (Prerequisite: HED 553 (4775))

Health Studies Module (four- six required):

HAD 570
(4625)

Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability

HED 571
(4625)

Employee Assistance and Occupational Health

HED 577
(4685)

Health Education in HIV/AIDS

HED 572
(4785)

Concepts of Mental Health

HED 573
(4795)

Women and Health Care

HED 560
(4835)

Aging in America

HED 575
(4855)

Stress and Crisis Management

HED 579
(4825)

Behavioral Health of Children and Youth

HED 561
(4875)

Human Sexuality

HED 576
(4885)

Addictions

HED 770
(4905)

Special Topics in Health Education

HED 600
(4955)

Directed Research in Health Services

HED 601
(5025)

Field Work in Health Education

Sociology/Education/Administration Module (none - two required):

HAD 553
(4645)

Health Care Organization

*Other HAD/EDU/ TOD/SOC Courses as approved by the Director

Research component (one required):

HSV 700

Integrative Capstone Course in Health Services (HED 6025)

Post-Master’s Certificate

Students who have earned a Master’s degree in a field other than Health Education may receive a Post-Master’s Certificate upon successful completion of eighteen credits (six courses).

Certificate in Health Education

HED 551
(4985)

Mapping for Health Research, Planning, Policy Development and Marketing

HED 552
(4805)

Epidemiology and Community Health

HED 553
(4775)

Program Planning for Wellness

HED 554
(4845)

Curriculum Strategies for Health Educators (Prerequisite: HED 553)

(Two of the following)

HED 571
(4625)

Employee Assistance and Occupational Health

HED 577
(4685)

Health Education in HIV/AIDS

HAD 570
(4625)

Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability

HED 572
(4785)

Concepts of Mental Health

HED 573
(4795)

Women and Health Care

HED 575
(4855)

Stress and Crisis Management

HED 579
(4825)

Behavioral Health of Children and Youth

HED 561
(4875)

Human Sexuality

HED 770
(4905)

Special Topics in Health Education

HED 601
(5025)

Field Work in Health Education