M.Sc. On Campus

Health Education

The University of New Mexico

12 months
26636 USD/year
26636 USD/year
8509 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Health Education program at The University of New Mexico provides education, mentoring and training opportunities for those interested in pursuing and advancing their career in community health education and promotion.


The Health Education program at The University of New Mexico strives to ensure a rigorous course of study that prepares graduates to address the public health problems of the 21st century.

The programme

The health education graduate curriculum is designed to develop and enhance students’ understanding of the areas of knowledge basic to community health education and acquire skills and experience through course requirements, supervised fieldwork, and collaborative research projects with faculty. The course of study leading to the Master of Science in health education prepares graduates to assume public health education positions in schools, communities, public health agencies, in health care and worksite settings, Indian Health Services, and within the Navajo Nation, Jicarilla, Mescalero and Pueblo Health care systems.

Public health principles are woven into the curriculum thematically such as statistical reasoning in public health; social, cultural, behavioral and bio-determinants of health and health behavior; designing, implementing, managing, evaluating social and behavioral interventions and policies to improve community and population health; and, health systems and equity.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Statistics or equivalent
  • Health Behavior Theory
  • Research Design
  • Project Management and Grant Writing
  • Advanced Community Health Research
  • Program Planning in Health Education
  • Epidemiology
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Advanced Multicultural Health Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The application packet must be complete and ready for review by the department1-2 weeks prior to the deadline date.


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or its equivalent in another country.
  • Generally, applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (B) or its equivalent in their last two undergraduate years and in their major field.
  • Must indicate all academic institutions they have previously attended on their applications.
  • In most departments, the minimum undergraduate prerequisite is 12 semester hours of upper division course work (300-level courses or higher) in the major field to which the student is applying, or in cognate areas.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26636 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26636 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26636 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8509 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8509 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Albuquerque

870 - 1360 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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