Degree Requirements for the Master of Science in Health Education (M.S.H.E.)

(36 credits) View course descriptions

Required Core Courses (24 credits)

  • PBH 501 Social Determinants of Health and Disease (3 credits)
  • PBH 510 Health Care Systems (3 credits)
  • PBH 520 Statistical Methods in Health Education (3 credits)
  • PBH 530 Theories and Principles of Health Behavior and Health Promotion (3 credits)
  • PBH 540 Research Methods and Design in Health Education (3 credits)
  • PBH 560 Issues in Community and Environmental Health (3 credits)
  • PBH 630 Program Planning and Evaluation for Health Professionals (3 credits)
  • PBH 690 Capstone Research Project Seminar I in Health Education (3 credits)

Electives (12 credits)

  • PBH 500 The History and Practice of Public Health (3 credits)
  • PBH 572 Concepts of Mental Health and Mental Illness (3 credits)
  • PBH 573 Human Sexuality (3 credits)
  • PBH 575 Family in Contemporary Society (3 credits)
  • PBH 576 Drug Use and Abuse (3 credits)
  • PBH 578 Stress: Use and Misuse (3 credits)
  • PBH 581 Nutrition: Science, Policy and Controversies (3 credits)
  • PBH 582 International Health and Human Rights (3 credits)
  • PBH 583 Contemporary Health Topics (3 credits): Women’s Health, Health Communication, Violence and Injury Prevention, Death and DyingLGBT Health Issues
  • PBH 585 Health Policy, Law and Ethics (3 credits)
  • PBH 587 Global Health Communications (3 credits) (pending approval)
  • PBH 642 Qualitative Research Methods (3 credits)
  • Selected Interdepartmental (ID) courses focus on Public Health Domestically & Internationally

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