Community Health (MEd)

Master of Education in Community Health
Unit: College of Education and Human Development (GE)
Department: Health and Sport Sciences
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Academic Plan Code(s): COMHMED

Program Information

The Master of Education in Community Health program is not accepting applications for admission. The program is suspended, with an official June 2021 close date.

Students generally pursue careers at worksites (plan and implement wellness programs to keep employees healthy and maintain a safe work environment), medical services (develop, implement and evaluate health promotion programs in hospitals, HMOs, acute care clinics and long-term facilities) and communities (assess needs for health promotion programs, and deliver education programs at various sites in the community, including voluntary health agencies and government-based service programs).

The goal of the health education program is the development and preparation of individuals to be future leaders in a variety of urban settings including public and private corporations and government agencies in the area of health and human performance.

Admission Requirements

This program has been suspended to further enrollments. No new applications will be accepted.

Degree Requirements

Core Curriculum
HSS 675Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at the Individual Level3
HSS 676Community Health Promotion and Disease Prevention3
HSS 684Program Planning in Health Education and Promotion3
HSS 655Current Trends and Studies in Health and Sport Sciences.3
HSS 631Leadership in Health Promotion3
Research Methods
ELFH 600Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics3
HSS 604Research Methods in HSS3
Internship/Practicum - Location Approved by Advisor
HSS 692Cooperative Internship/Practicum (multiple enrollments)6
Electives - Courses approved by advisor9
Minimum Total Hours36

Exit Requirements

Student must also satisfactorily complete an exit exam and submit a portfolio of all Hallmark Assessments and internship materials.