Health Science

California State University Long Beach

3588 USD/year
3588 USD/year
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The Master of Science Health Science program at California State University Long Beach is designed to provide students with an intensive study of health education concepts, theories, and processes; an introduction to public health concepts and issues and research methodology and skills appropriate to an in-depth examination of a public health topic.


Students and faculty are representative of the university's diverse population reflecting a wide range of ages, cultural backgrounds, and life experiences. Faculty members are dedicated to teaching, scholarship, and service. 

Faculty members in the Health Science programme at California State University Long Beach strive to develop responsible and knowledgeable graduates capable of addressing social and public health problems. The department maintains a strong commitment to research through individual and collaborative efforts. Additionally, faculty members provide visionary leadership for local, statewide, and national professional organizations, governmental agencies, voluntary, and community based organizations.

Career Possibilities

  •  Health Educator 
  • Government Inspector 
  • California Middle/High School Health Teacher
  •  Researcher/Evaluator 
  • Health Education Specialist 
  • Public Health Educator
  •  Patient Educator

Programme Structure

Courses includes: 

  • The Health Care System 
  • Applied Concepts of Health Science
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Advanced Community Health Statistics 
  • Theoretical Concepts and Issues in Health Science
  • Curriculum Development in Health Education 
  • Research Methods

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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

  • Each applicant must request that a copy of official transcript(s) of all work to be sent to the university's Office of Enrollment Services.
  • A bachelor's degree with a major in health education
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. Students with less than a 3.0 GPA on the last 60 units of undergraduate units attempted, but who show promise in all other aspects, may be given special consideration after petitioning for conditional admission into the program through the Director of Graduate Studies.
  • Three letters of recommendation 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3588 USD/year
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  • National

    3588 USD/year
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Health Science
California State University Long Beach