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Health and Wellness Education

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15 months
6940 USD/year
6940 USD/year
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This Master of Education in Health and Wellness Education degree at the American College of Education will help you teach others about healthy life choices. You will learn about a wide range of health topics, and how to assess a community or an organization to determine health education priorities. Once you graduate, you will be prepared to take the Certified Health Education Specialist exam.

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Study on your schedule. This Master of Education in Health and Wellness Education degree at the American College of Education allows you to plan your coursework around your life.

Key Features

  • Focused Coursework

All courses focus on the learning, assessment, evaluation, and training of health and wellness education. You will take courses only with individuals who share their passion for promoting health and wellness.

  • Diverse Applications

You will learn to apply your knowledge to P-12 schools, community institutions, and organizations in both the private and public sector.

  • Test Prep

 Designed to prepare you for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.

A Note About Licensure

While this program provides a comprehensive understanding of the intended program outcomes, it does not lead to licensure, certification, or endorsement. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Methods and Applied Statistics
  •  Principles of Human Learning 
  • School and Community Issues
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Principles of Program Design and Implementation
  • Behavioral Diversity in Health Education
  • Principles and Practice in Health Education
  • Human Development


  • Dr. Byron Barton graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis in with a bachelor's in biology and later received his doctorate from the University of Vermont, where he studied insect flight muscle using a classical and molecular genetics approach. 
  • Since then, Dr. Barton has focused on helping students achieve their academic and career goals through higher education.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 15 months

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31 alternative credits



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.

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

  • Bachelor's or Highest Post-Baccalaureate degree earned
  • Minimum Grade Point Average 2.75 on a 4.0 Scale for full admission
  • Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50 on a 4.0 Scale for Provisional Admission
  • Additional evidence may be required to fulfill state requirements, including but not limited to verification of professional experience, test scores, or an interview
  • Complete and submit all application components including the admission application, including the enrollment agreement, and payment agreement.
  • Submit the nonrefundable application fee.
  • Provide official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution indicating successful completion of the level of education required for entry to the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    6940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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