Division of Health Education
The Department of Health & Kinesiology’s Health Education Division offers comprehensive curricula that prepare students to help people improve their health, and thereby the quality of life, through effective health education, powerful networking, strong leadership, meaningful research and selfless service to others.
The vision of the Health Education Division is to be a leader in improving the quality of life for individuals on personal, community and global levels.
The mission of the Health Education Division is to train and equip professionals to facilitate improving human health through practice, research, and service.
Health Education Faculty
Over 25 highly qualified faculty members serve the Health Education Division through teaching, research, and service, bringing decades of experience to Health Education students. Areas of research include health behaviors throughout the lifespan such as sex-related behaviors and substance abuse; comprehensive school health; health equity; genomics; global health; health program evaluation; community capacity; and network analysis.
Health Education Programs
The Master of Science in Health Education is a 36-hour degree program with the option to complete a thesis or non-thesis degree plan.
The Ph.D. in Health Education program prepares students to conduct research in basic and applied health education. The program requires a minimum of 64 hours of coursework beyond the master’s degree.
Earn a B.S. in Health Education with a concentration in School Health
Earn a B.S. in Community Health.