Health Education - Community Health

Wayne State University

12 months
1469 USD/credit
1469 USD/credit
678 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Health Education - Community Health is a program at Wayne State University that prepares students for a variety of careers in public or private agencies, local health departments, volunteer organizations, hospitals, health insurance companies, worksite/corporate health promotion and wellness programs, and a variety of community-based organizations and projects.


The Health Education - Community Health program at Wayne State University focuses on preparing students to:

  • Assess individual and group needs for health education
  • Plan, implement and evaluate effective health education programs
  • Coordinate provisions for health education
  • Act as a resource person in health education and work with communities
  • Communicate health education needs, understand concerns and use resources effectively

Students who apply for this program may come from undergraduate programs other than Health Education, or be working in the field and want to expand his or her learning and credentials.

The program consists of 30-33 credits, depending on if the project, internship or thesis option is selected.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Education and the Nation's Health 
  • Introduction to Health Promotion Program Design 
  • Principles/Practices of Health Education/Promotion 
  • Teaching Methods & Techniques/Health Education 
  • Evaluation and Measurement in Community Health Education
  • Health Psychology 
  • Theories of Health Behavior 
  • Fundamentals of Statistics
  • Psychology of Learning Across Development 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits
  • 30 - 33 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International applicants must complete the equivalent of a U.S. four-year degree, including all state and external/internal examinations required for the degree. Although a degree in another country may have a name similar to a U.S. degree, this does not necessarily indicate the degree can be accepted as equivalent.Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or its equivalent in upper division coursework.
  • The Graduate School does not require the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). However, individual program requirements vary. 
  • Submit your official transcript(s)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1469 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1469 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1469 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1469 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    678 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 678 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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