The MSHP breadth of study includes research, formative experiences and scholarly development to prepare for a professional health career. This online degree program is an in-depth examination of Community Health theory, research, and practice in Health Promotion program assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Program topics include current issues, epidemiology, behavior, psychosocial, and socioeconomic factors and determinants influencing Health status.
The MSHP degree includes 36 required graduate credit hours. Two options are available, thesis or non-thesis. The thesis option requires 30 hours of course work and 6 hours of thesis. The non-thesis option requires 30 credit hours of course work and 6 hours of professional project work and Career Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification.
Financial support is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships for qualified students.