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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Springfield College

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program


Physical Education and Health
263 Alden St
Springfield, Massachusetts, 01109, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The health promotion and disease prevention program is created for students who are interested in a public health career with a focus on design, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive health promotion and disease prevention programs for diverse populations.

Coursework prepares you to pass the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam, while a supervised field experience allows you to put your knowledge and skills into practice. You’ll leave this program ready to begin your career knowing how to promote the health of individuals and of the communities in which they live.


Academic Fields

Public Health Education and Promotion.
International Public Health/International Health.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Public Health, General.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
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Degrees

Master's Degree, MEd, MS, Masters of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention


Formats

Full Time, On-Campus

Keywords

Public Health, Health, Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, Health Education, Health Education Specialist

Contacts

Anne Griffin

Anne Griffin
Director of Graduate Admissions
agriffin2@springfield.edu
graduate@springfield.edu
413-748-3225

Who We're Looking For

Summary

This 36 credit graduate program in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention is designed for students interested in a career in designing, implementing and evaluating comprehensive Health Promotion and Wellness programs for individuals, agencies and organizations.

Coursework is designed to prepare graduates to pass the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.

In addition to the required and track coursework, all students must complete a research requirement. Students will complete either a thesis or independent study. Students who complete a thesis are eligible for a M.S., or M.Ed. degree. Students who complete an independent study are eligible for a M.Ed. degree and must complete a School of HPER poster presentation of their independent study.


Academic Backgrounds

Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.

Target GPA

B+ = 3.0-3.2

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