Graduate School Health Education

Graduate School Health Education

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH SCIENCES WITH SPECIALIZATION IN SCHOOL HEALTH EDUCATION

This specialization leads students to careers as school nurses, health educators, or physical education teachers. The corresponding courses relate directly to the school/community setting. 

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Course requirements  

COURSE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

 

Core - 12 credits

 

HLTH 614

Advanced Epidemiology

3

HLTH 616

Techniques of Health Research

3

HLTH 629

Health Education: Theory and Practice

3

HLTH 660

Thesis or Department Project

3

 

Restricted Electives - minimum of 9 credits

 

HLTH 504

Adolescent Health

3

HLTH 603

Coordinating School and Community 
Health Programs

3

HLTH 604

Community Nutrition

3

HLTH 630

Trends and issues in Substance Abuse

3

HLTH 641¹

Methods and Curriculum in Health Education

3

HLTH 647

Health Disparities in Diverse Populations

3

 

Elective Courses – maximum of 15 credits

 

HLTH 510

Health Science Field Study and Travel Seminar

3

HLTH 605     

Environmental, Occupational Health and 
Safety

3

HLTH 610

Contemporary Trends in Community 
Mental Health  

3

HLTH 612

Community Organization for Health

3

HLTH 616

Coordinating School and Commu. Health Programs

3

HLTH 620

Evidence Based Public Health

3

HLTH 633

Consumer Health

3

HLTH 635

Public Health Issues of Immigration

3

HLTH 636

School Nurse I

3

HLTH 642

School Nurse II

3

HLTH 643

School Nurse/Health Education Practicum

3

HLTH 645

Family Life and Sex Education

3

SPEC 605

Introduction to Education and Psychology of 
Exceptional Children

3

    ¹Required for students without an undergraduate course in methods and curriculum

 

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