12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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No matter what your background, if you want to promote personal and community health through community-based organizations such as local health departments, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society and others, you can begin by studying for the M.S. in Community Health at Suny Cortland.


Consistent with national standards, our program offers you the opportunity to learn about research methods and techniques for assessment and evaluation in health education and promotion, as well as applied epidemiology and methods and practices in community health education. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this Community Health program at Suny Cortland, students will be able to:

  • Assess needs, resources, and/or capacity for community health education/promotion.
  • Plan community health education/promotion.
  • Implement community health education/promotion.
  • Plan evaluation of community health education/promotion.
  • Apply models, theories, and frameworks appropriately in community health education/promotion.
  • Manage community health education/promotion.
  • Advocate for health, community health education/promotion, and the profession.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Assessment and Evaluation in Health Education and Health Promotion 
  • Current Issues in Community Health
  • Methods and Practices in Community Health Education
  • Applied Epidemiology
  • Advanced Methods and Practices in Community Health Education 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online Graduate School Application 
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended to be forwarded directly to SUNY Cortland Graduate Admissions Office
  • Names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references, submitted online with the application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cortland

874 - 1904 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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