Master of Science in Diabetes Education & Management
Teachers College at Columbia University

Program Details

Teachers College offers the online MS in Diabetes Education & Management. This interdisciplinary program equips clinicians and care managers with a greater understanding of how diabetes develops and evolves across different populations; how to help patients manage treatment of their illness; how to develop, implement, and evaluate diabetes self-care management programs; and how to conduct advocacy at the national, state, and local levels.

Sample of Program Courses:

  • Behavior Change Strategies for Diabetes Prevention and Management
  • Preventive & Therapeutic Interventions in Diabetes Management
  • Pathophysiology of Diabetes and its Complications
  • Assessment of the Person with Diabetes
  • Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) Programs: Development, Implementation, & Evaluation

% Online

100% Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Preparation in one of the areas eligible to take the Certified Diabetes Educator Certification Examination; must have copies of registration, licensure, or certification in clinical psychology, nursing (registered nurses only), occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, dietetics, physician assistant, or exercise physiology