TUW offers the online MS in Health Sciences with emphasis on Health Education. This degree prepares students to assume leadership supervisory roles in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating health education programs in community, school, medical care, and work site settings. Many students use the degree for upward mobility.
Health educators help solve community health issues by designing and implementing educational programs that promote healthy lifestyles and behaviors. The health educator collects and analyzes data to identify community needs as well as plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate health education programs that focus on individual and social health issues such as teen pregnancy, HIV prevention, and controlling the spread of infectious diseases. These may include grant writing, resource evaluations, referrals, social marketing and media, community organizing, developing training methods and materials, and publishing.
- Have earned a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
- A minimum overall GPA of 2.5
School Accreditation Statement
Western Association Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission