Health Education

Suny Cortland

Master On Campus
12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Follow your passion for making the world a better place. Help people learn how to live healthy and productive lives by studying for the M.S.T. in Health Education at Suny Cortland. Depending on your background and your personal and professional goals, you'll select one of three paths to a degree and certification in health education.


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills of a health literate health educator.
  • Assess needs, resources, and capacity for school health education.
  • Plan effective, culturally and developmentally appropriate school health education curricula and programs.
  • Implement health education instruction and programs so that learners meet state and national standards in health education.
  • Conduct evaluation and research related to health education.
  • Apply research and evaluation findings to make decisions about school health education.
  • Assess learner performance to improve instruction and learner outcomes.
  • Administer and manage coordinated school health education programs.
  • Serve as a resource person in health education.
  • Communicate, promote and advocate for health and the profession of school health education.

Career Potential

With the M.S.T. in Health Education from Suny Cortland, you'll be well prepared to pursue certification for teaching in New York state or to work as a health educator for public and private agencies that help individuals and families create healthy and fulfilling lives. This degree also will provide the academic portion of professional certification in a second area if you are coming from a related teaching certification field.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Curriculum Construction in Health Education
  • Seminar in Health Education
  • Advanced Field Experience in Health Education 
  • Proseminar in Health Foundations
  • Research Methods in Health Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications submitted after the deadline may be considered on a space availability basis.




31 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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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

  • 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
  • Documentation of initial certification in an area other than health education for admission to tracks A or C.
  • New York State mandates that all SUNY teacher preparation programs adopt college entrance assessments for admissions consideration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23100 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23100 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11310 USD per year 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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