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Master of Education in Health Education

GAIN A HEALTHY OUTLOOK

Engage with in-depth research and industry-leading theory, and prepare to thrive as a health educator.


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EMPOWERING BETTER HEALTH ADVOCACY
Ready to transform the community for the better? Worcester State University’s MEd in Public Health will teach you how to design and implement health education services at schools and community organizations.
TAKE A TRUSTED PATH TO HEALTH EDUCATION LICENSURE
Delve deep into independent research, health theory, and curriculum development, with a focus on the areas that interest you most. Whether you’re mastering program fundamentals, or completing the capstone Seminar in Health, you’ll find yourself in small classes lead by faculty who work across the health education sector. That means one-on-one instruction from people who know the industry firsthand. And our evening, weekend, and online options mean a flexible, part-time structure that fits the schedules of busy professionals like you.

With an MS in Health Education from Worcester state, you’re ready to develop and lead successful health education curriculum where it’s needed most. You’ll grow in your career, and make a real impact on improving community health.


  • The Master of Education in Health Education degree requires 33 graduate credits:
      

    Core Courses (18 credits)

    • ED 981 Advanced Foundations of Education (3 credits)
    • ED 982 Research in Education (3 credits)
    • HE 917 Health Theory and Methods (3 credits)
    • HE 919 Program Planning Implementation and Evaluation (3 credits)
    • HE 934 Social and Behavioral Statistics (3 credits)
    • HE 945 Seminar in Health (3 credits)

    Elective Courses (15 credits)

    • Selected with the advisor’s assistance.

    * Candidates must pass the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam to receive their degree. The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. sponsors the CHES exam twice a year.

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  • WHY WORCESTER STATE?

    TURNING EDUCATION INTO ACTIONABLE CHANGE
    By combining theory and in-the-field experience, our graduate-level studies foster a culture that encourages meaningful exchanges between students and professors.
    SMALL CLASSES, ENGAGED FACULTY
    Our small-class format allows our professors to engage one-on-one with students and encourages more collaborative, peer-to-peer learning.
    FLEXIBLE FORMAT
    Evening, online, and blended classes enable you to tailor the format of your curriculum to your life.
    PRE-ACCEPTANCE QUICK START
    Try out the program before you commit. You can take up to six credits before fully enrolling.
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