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Public Health - Community Health Education

Montclair State University

24 months
756 USD/credit 15876 USD/year
756 USD/credit 15876 USD/year
701 USD/credit 14721 USD/year
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The mission of the Master of Public Health in Public Health - Community Health Education  program at the Montclair State University is to prepare culturally and professionally competent leaders in community health education by providing an interdisciplinary academic and experiential program with a focus on social justice. 


Key facts:

  • Through the Public Health - Community Health Education  program at the Montclair State University, students will master public health knowledge and skills while developing professional values and dispositions. Graduates of the program will be prepared for careers as public health leaders in local and state health departments, public and private health agencies, voluntary organizations focused on specific health issues (e.g. cancer or heart health), schools, health care settings, community based organizations, policy and advocacy organizations, and other settings in which health monitoring and health education initiatives are implemented.
  • Community Health Education is a concentration that aims to prepare public health professionals to protect and enhance the health and well-being of populations through health promotion and disease prevention initiatives. Communities may be large or small geographic areas, institutions such as schools or workplaces, groups affiliated by common characteristics (race or ethnicity, religious practices, sexual behaviors, common experiences, etc.) or other groups of people.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health Seminar: Foundations, Ethics, and Cultural Competency
  • Determinants of Environmental Health
  • Behavioral and Social Science in Health
  • Foundations of Epidemiology
  • Health Policy and Politics
  • Statistical Methods in Family and Child Studies
  • Biostatistical Methods for Research Workers I
  • Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Applied Topics in Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Health Disparities and Social Justice
  • Methods of Research
  • Research Methods in Health
  • Applied Child Advocacy
  • Current Social Issues in Child Advocacy
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Applied Data Collection Techniques and Analysis
  • Advanced Approaches to Evaluation
  • Child Development I: Theories of Child Development
  • Child Development II: Adolescence
  • Human Development
  • Intercultural Study of Family
  • Biomedical and Psychosocial Perspectives on Drugs
  • Foundations and Methods in Health Education
  • Grant Writing.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcript: One from each college attended.
  • Essays/Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation: Two.
  • Resume: Required.
  • Standardized Test Scores: GRE (see test waiver policies).
  • Students holding degrees from non-US institutions must request a course-by-course transcript evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or by Educated Choices. TOEFL (Test of English as a foreign language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or Duolingo English Test are required for applicants to any program who earned their degree in a country where English is not the official language. Please check our International Applicants page for more information and for our current TOEFL/IELTS Waiver Policy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 756 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 756 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14721 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 701 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Montclair

1673 - 4118 USD /month
Living costs

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


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