Master of Science in Health Sciences
Total Semester Credit Hours = 36
The Master of Science in Health Sciences program is designed to
prepare graduates to be effective leaders in the fields of health promotion and disease prevention. The Master of Science in Health Sciences extends upon the curriculum within the Department's undergraduate program in health studies, thus providing both a strong foundation for professional leadership roles as well as future advanced degrees in the field of Health.
Graduates of this program will be prepared to assume leadership roles in
- assessing, planning, implementing and evaluation individual and group needs for interventions aimed at promoting health and preventing disease;
- administering and/or coordinating specialized activities and programs aimed at promoting health and preventing disease;
- communicating health needs and concerns and resource availability for programs aimed at promoting health and preventing disease;
- critiquing, conducting and contributing to research related to health promotion and disease prevention;
- and serving as advocates for improvements in the fields of health promotion and disease prevention through effective education of individuals, groups and communities.
Custom-tailor your program or choose from one of these areas of focus
- Health and Behavior
- Global Health issues
- Community Health and Wellness
- Risk Analysis and Health Promotion
- Program Development and Evaluation