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Health Education and Promotion

The City University of New York

M.A.
12 months
Duration
855 USD/credit
855 USD/credit
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About

The M.A in Health Education and Promotion is a 33-credit graduate degree at The City University of New York that provides advanced academic training for individuals employed or planning to seek employment as health educators in academic, clinical, community, and corporate settings. 

Overview

This Health Education and Promotion program at The City University of New York prepares students to meet the expanding need for health education professionals capable of working with the community in a variety of public, private, and professional settings. Graduates of the program may also find career opportunities as health advocates, program planners and evaluators, case managers, policy analysts and health administrators. 

Learning outcomes

This degree may also be suitable for individuals such as nurses, social workers, physician assistants or allied health personnel who wish to enhance their qualifications.  Upon completion of the degree, students are eligible to sit for the CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist) or MCHES exam (Master Certified Health Education Specialist), a national credential awarded by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.Students also may complete the degree program entirely online by taking online courses only. The online-only option is not available to students studying on an F1 Visa.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Health Education
  • Field Experience in Health Education
  • Teaching Strategies for Community Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
3 (required)
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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Have completed an approved program of study with a minimum average of approximately B (3.0) in the major and B- (2.7) overall.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation (including one from a professor from your undergraduate degree program).
  • Submit a personal goal statement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Funding

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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