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Health Education and Promotion - M.Ed. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

  • Community Health concentration
  • School Health Licensure
I. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (21 credits)
Course Title Credits
HED 6/84050 Health Behavior 3
  6/84051 Biobehavioral Aspects of Disease Prevention in Health Education and Promotion 3
  6/84055 Needs Assessment and Program Planning in Health Promotion 3
  6/84057 Evaluation of Health Promotion Programs 3
  6/84059 Communication and Marketing in Health Education and Promotion 3
  6/84061 Foundations of Health Education and Promotion 3
  6/84063 Strategies in Health Education and Promotion 3
II. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (14-15 credits)
Course Title Credits
Community Health (15)
School Health Licensure (14)
MINIMUM TOTAL 35-36


NOTE: If an M.S.A. student took ACCT 43014, 43020, 43033, or 43034 as a Kent State accounting undergraduate (or took comparable classes in another accounting undergraduate program), the normally required comparable graduate course (ACCT 53014, 53020, 53033 and 53034) will not be required in the M.S. program. Rather, the student will substitute an additional accounting elective for each such course.

 

 

Community Health concentration

 I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Course Title Credits
HED 6/84030 Introduction to Research and Data Analysis in Health Education and Promotion 3
  6/84062 Administration of Health Promotion Programs 3
  6/84080 Advocacy and Policy Issues in Health Education and Promotion 3
Electives (credits must be taken at the 50000 or 60000 level)* 6
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 15


* It is recommended that students take a block of courses (6 credits) around a common theme, such as sexuality, substance abuse, or other option approved by advisor. For those interested in pursuing a doctorate later, it is recommended that the student  take a block of courses in research and statistics.

 

School Health Licensure

 I. LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS (14 credits)
Course Title Credits
HED 54096 Individual Investigation in Health Education and Promotion 2
  54543 Administration of School Health Programs 3
  54544 Sexuality Education Programs 3
  54550 Drug Abuse and Violence Education Programs 3
  64058 Development Approach to Content and Resources in Health Education 3
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 14

Notes:

  1. This program has no additional student teaching requirement.  HED 54096 and HED 64063 will complete this requirement.
  2. HED 64058 offered every other year only in spring semester (2013, 2015, etc.)

Licensure Requirement (not required for graduation):
Candidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specific assessments in order to apply for licensure. Students should consult their advisors for specific program requirements and refer to the See Ohio Department of Education-Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.