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Master of Arts in Health Education and Promotion

Online Master of Arts in Health Education and Promotion

  • 100% Online – no attendance required on campus
  • Affordable Tuition
  • Earn your degree in as little as 12-18 months
  • No GRE required
  • Choose from courses offered in winter, spring, summer and fall
  • Courses taught by dedicated, caring faculty who are experts in community health education

Program Plan

The 33-credit program is designed around 21 credits of required courses and 12 credits of elective courses. Toward the end of the program students complete a comprehensive exam.

Required Courses (21 credits):

  • HEA 602: Research Methods - 3 credits
  • HEA 603: History & Philosophy of Health Education - 3 credits
  • HEA 620: Health Counseling - 3 credits
  • HEA 622: Organization & Administration of Health Education Programs - 3 credits
  • HEA 623: Program Planning and Evaluation - 3 credits
  • HEA 670: Field Experience - 3 credits*
  • HEA 675: Teaching Strategies for Community Health - 3 credits

Elective Courses (12 credits):

Choose from any of the following:

  • HEA 502: Women and Health - 3 credits
  • HEA 507: Human Sexuality - 3 credits
  • HEA 509: Drugs and Substance Abuse - 3 credits
  • HEA 510: Health and Aging - 3 credits
  • HEA 511: Perspectives on HIV/AIDS - 3 credits
  • HEA 636: Perspectives on Death and Dying - 3 credits
  • HEA 640: Nutrition and Chronic Disease - 3 credits
  • HEA 680: Special Topics in Health - 3 credits
  • HEA 685: Independent Study - 3 credits

*Students with previous health care or related experience may take an additional elective course above to substitute for HEA 670