Graduate Open House:  Wed., June 12 at 6 p.m. Register now

Curriculum

With flexible options, you can complete your Master of Science in Community Health Education in as little as nine months or take as much time as you need.

 

Curriculum and Degree Requirements

This master’s program is comprised of eight courses, field-based hours, and a capstone project (32 credits total). The interdisciplinary major includes coursework in the School of Health Sciences and School of Education.

The program is designed to give you a foundation in theory and research, as well as to provide an emphasis on practical applications. The program requires a field-based practicum experience and a capstone project to be selected by you in collaboration with your advisor. You will have the opportunity to interact with faculty from health sciences, education, and business fields, as well as to engage in a real-world community health project through your field-based experience and capstone project.

Required Courses

  • Research Methods
  • Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
  • Capstone
  • Health Sciences Organizational Leadership
  • Public Health Policy and Management
  • Community Organizing and Development
  • Theories of Adult Learning
  • Health Promotion Programs: Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation

Sample Schedule - Jan. 2019 to Dec. 2019

Spring 

  • Research Methods (Hybrid)
  • Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (Hybrid)
  • Theories of Adult Learning

Summer 

  • Health Science Organizational Leadership (Hybrid)
  • Capstone (Hybrid)

Fall

  • Health Promotion Program: Planning, Implementation and Evaluation (Hybrid)
  • Public Health Policy and Management (Hybrid)
  • Community Organizing and Development