Community health issues result from a myriad of root causes, from individual and social to institutional, economic, and political. As a student in the MS in community health education program, you’ll investigate how these factors interact to inform social change — and gain the proficiency to work in research or pursue an advanced academic degree.

Designed for candidates interested in research careers, our 48-credit program combines core coursework in public health and community health education with research methodology and theory. The program culminates with a 9-credit master’s thesis.

MS in community health education course requirements:

  • Five public health core courses (15 credits)
  • Three community health education core courses, including program planning and program evaluation (9 credits)
  • Three courses in research methods and theory (9 credits)
  • Four electives from within or outside the department (12 credits)
  • Master’s thesis (9 credits)