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Health Studies (Health Promotion)

The University of Alabama

M.A. Online
12 months
Duration
394 USD/credit
394 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Arts in Health Studies program is custom designed for busy and disciplined students entering or currently working in the many health studies professions. This fully accredited program is designed to fit around your own schedule and to help you apply your real-world experiences toward the highest level of practice available in the field of health promotion.

Overview

This 30-hour program is flexible and convenient, accommodating any schedule, and most importantly, does not require students to come to the Tuscaloosa, AL campus. Another major benefit of this program is that you can complete course work at your convenience from any location in the world, and by taking two courses a semester you can complete the degree in less than two years.

The M.A. program in Health Studies (Health Promotion) has been designed to provide the coursework and background to become a practitioner in health education and health promotion and sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) examination. At the completion of the M.A. program of study, graduates will be able to:

  • Assess needs for health education and health promotion
  • Plan effective health education and health promotion programs
  • Implement health education and health promotion programs
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of health education and health promotion programs
  • Coordinate provision of health education and health promotion services
  • Act as a resource person in health education and health promotion
  • Communicate health needs, concerns and resources
  • Apply research principles and methods in health education and health promotion
  • Administer health education and health promotion programs
  • Advance the profession of health education

The opportunities in health care today are rapidly evolving into ones that focus on prevention - it's that idea that makes this Masters of Arts in Health Studies degree one which offers you a key role in influencing the health of today's society. If your goal is to help individuals, groups and communities achieve a better life by practicing healthy lifestyles, beginning the Masters of Arts in Health Studies degree at The University of Alabama is a click away.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Techniques of Research
  • Advances in Health Promotion
  • Health Behavior
  • Health Promotion Techniques
  • Organization and Implementation of Health Education and Health Promotion Programs
  • Evaluation in Health Education
  • Epidemiology
  • Virtual Academy
  • Environmental Health
  • Diversity in Health Promotion Practice
  • Sexuality Education: Theory and Practice
  • Women and Health Promotion
  • Study Course
  • Independent Study in Health Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicant data sheet and statement of purpose
  • One transcript for each U.S. or international institution of higher education
  • Admissions test scores less than five years old 
  • The application fee is $65 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and $80 for international applicants
  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • Additional application materials (e.g., portfolios, writing samples, responses to essay questions, etc.) required by individual departments
  • International applicants must submit one certified copy in the native language along with certified precise word-for-word English translations of all transcripts, diplomas, and certificates of degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    394 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 394 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    394 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 394 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

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.

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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