Health Science

Towson University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
1104 USD/credit
1104 USD/credit
612 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The field of health science explores the complexities of human behavior and identifies ways to promote healthy behaviors. Prepare to play an influential role in education, health care, community health organizations and other public health settings. The Health Science program is offered by Towson University.


Healthcare professionals and students with a health science background can broaden their knowledge, learn new skills, and prepare to make significant contributions to their communities with a health science master’s degree. A program track is open for students without health-related undergraduate degrees.

Choose Your Specialty

Tailor the Health Science program at Towson University to fit your academic needs and professional goals. Choose your specialization and pursue one of the following concentrations:

  • administration graduates often work in government, community and school settings
  • community health graduates prepare community health careers in the public and private sectors
  • school health education graduates find employment as teachers, program supervisors, health education media specialists and program evaluation specialists in addition to positions in continuing education and school personnel
  • dual concentration students take required coursework in any two of the above concentrations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Issues In School Health
  • Community Health: Qualitative And Quantitative Elements
  • Research Methods In Health
  • Introduction To Health Behavior And Health Promotion
  • Health Education: Curriculum Development And Supervision
  • Graduate Seminar In Health
  • Teaching About Drugs And Sex
  • Drugs In Our Culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative 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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a grade of B or better in a previous statistics course (or equivalent, as determined by the program director) at the time of application 
  • a minimum GPA of 3.00 to be admitted to the master’s program; conditional admission may be granted to students whose GPA is at least 2.75 (all GPA calculations for admission are based upon the last 60 credits of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study)
  • applicants must provide a personal statement (no more than 500 words) that establishes why they seek admission to the master’s program and how they see themselves using the degree

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1104 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1104 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1104 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1104 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    612 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 612 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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