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Health Education, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Ithaca, NY, United States
When Ithaca first admitted physical education students, in 1917, we helped pioneer the training of professional educators in the field. Expanded to offer training in health education as well, our program has long been recognized for the quality of its graduates.
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Overview

The Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education’s master of science degree program in health education is designed for individuals with an undergraduate degree and initial teaching certification in health education or a closely related field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching and Learning for Healthy Growth and Development
  • Models and Theories in Health Education
  • Methods of Assessment in School and Community Settings
  • Epidemiological Approaches to Disease Prevention and Control

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

A statement of purpose is required for admission. The statement will be requested within the online application; you do not need to supply it separately.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    757 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 757 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    757 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 757 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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