Health Education and Promotion

Kent State University

M.Ed. On Campus
12 months
21952 USD/year
21952 USD/year
11766 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Education degree in Health Education and Promotion from the Kent State University is designed to enable individuals to pursue their diverse interests in the field while addressing the competencies essential to the professional development of health educators


Students in the program utilize theoretical models of attitude and behavioral change in assessing educational needs, designing educational interventions, evaluating the effectiveness of program efforts, and advocating for creative and competent health education opportunities. Students are encouraged to pursue certification: Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Master Certified Health Education (MCHES).

The Health Education and Promotion major comprises the following concentrations:

  • The Community Health concentration provides background for those who will be involved in positions of leadership in a wide variety of health-related community settings, as well as for those who plan to pursue doctoral work in fields related to health education and health promotion.
  • The School Health Licensure concentration enables graduates to teach health in schools or pursue diverse interests in the field. Competencies essential to school health education are addressed.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Health Education and Promotion program from the Kent State University will be able to:

  • Assess needs, assets and capacity for health education.
  • Plan health education and promotion activities.
  • Implement health education and promotion programs.
  • Conduct program evaluation and research in health education.
  • Serve as health education resource person.
  • Administer and manage health education.
  • Communicate and advocate for health and health education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Behavior
  • Needs Assessment And Evaluation In Health Promotion
  • Program Planning And Implementation In Health Promotion
  • Communication And Marketing In Health Education And
  • Promotion
  • Foundations Of Health Education And Promotion
  • Strategies In Health Education And Promotion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline- At least one month before the start of the semester of first coursework.




33 alternative credits


On Campus

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 degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale for unconditional admission
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Current Ohio teaching license (required for School Health Licensure concentration only)
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21952 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21952 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11766 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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