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Program Details

Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana, offers a Master of Science in Health Sciences with a Public Health concentration. This program is offered completely online. This degree is ideal for professionals who want to enhance their breadth in both their educational and professional goals, specifically those who want to have managerial roles or those who want to pursue a doctorate degree. All students must complete and internship and a thesis.

The core classes include the following: Research Methodology in Health Sciences; Introduction to Public Health; Research Design & Data Analysis in Health and Human Performance; Epidemiology; Human Behavior Theories; Seminar: Health Program Planning and Coordination; Seminar: Advanced Program Evaluation in Health Professions; and Master’s Thesis.

The Public Health concentration courses include the following: Applied Communications in Health Professions; Principles of Environmental Health; Internship in Community Health Promotion; and Supervision & Management in Health Professions.


Must hold a baccalaureate degree granted by a regionally accredited institution. Have completed an undergraduate major in allied health or two years of professional work experience within the degree-related field. Have earned one of the following: a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 in all undergraduate coursework, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the applicant's major field of study, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all courses taken at the graduate level.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


Students must be residing in either the United States or Canada, with the exception of U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.