Health Science (M.S.)

The field of health science explores the complexities of human behavior and identifies ways to promote healthy behaviors. Prepare to play an influential role in education, health care, community health organizations and other public health settings.

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Healthcare professionals and students with a background in health science and related disciplines (e.g. health education, psychology, nursing) can broaden their knowledge, learn new skills, and prepare to make significant contributions to their communities with a health science master’s degree. 

Choose Your Specialty

Tailor the program to fit your academic needs and professional goals. Choose your specialization and pursue one of the following concentrations:

  • Administration graduates often work in government, community and school settings
  • Community health graduates prepare community health careers in the public and private sectors
  • Dual concentration students take required coursework in both the Administration and Community Health concentrations

A Flexible Format 

Designed for the working professional, the program offers a wide variety of evening classes, and part-time students can complete coursework at their own pace. A large number of elective courses permits students to design a program that fits their needs and interests. With up to six elective courses, students can create a program that reflects their specific needs and interests.

Degree Requirements

  • All concentrations require 36 credits for degree completion.
  • The Plan of Study form helps students make their course selection. Students should meet with their advisor by the end of their first semester to complete a preliminary Plan of Study.
  • General information on program admission and degree requirements and course descriptions are available in the Graduate Catalog.

Experienced Faculty

Faculty members bring unique perspectives to the classroom, based on years of practical experience and their ability to engage students in important discussions of real-world problems. Health science students have access to a diverse, talented and highly experienced faculty who work closely with students to help them plan their specialized course of study.

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