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Public Health (Health Education), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 15 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) , MS,
Health education is an applied social science that focuses on preventing disease and promoting health for individuals, groups, and communities. Health educators are actively engaged in promoting healthy behaviors and lifestyles through education that empowers people for healthy living.

About

Health education focuses on the forces that affect health-related behaviors and the role they play in the maintenance, promotion, and improvement of health. Majors are eligible to take a certifying examination for entry-level health educators, qualifying them as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Disparities in the United States 
  •  Health Education among Rural Populations 
  • Community Health Education Planning 
  • Public Health Marketing 
  • Community Organization for Health Education 
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 15 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Requirements include:

  • A $60 application fee
  • Official transcripts and degrees or diplomas
  • GRE, GMAT, or MAT score from testing service
  • A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Test System (IELTS) or Pearson Test of English (PTE) scores
  • Three letters of recommendation and a statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
  • In-State

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of 15 months.
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Living costs for West Hattiesburg

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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