Degree Requirements for the Master of Arts in Health Education (M.A.H.E)

(36 credits)  View course descriptions

Required Core Courses (18 credits)

  • PBH 501 Social Determinants of Health and Disease (3 credits)
  • PBH 530 Theories and Principles of Health Behavior and Health Promotion (3 credits)
  • PBH 560 Issues in Community and Environmental Health (3 credits)
  • PBH 630 Program Planning and Evaluation for Health Professionals (3 credits)
  • PBH 520 Statistical Methods in Health Education (3 credits)
  • AND one of the following: PBH 540 Research Methods and Design for Health Education (3 credits)
    OR ED 508 Ethnography for Educational Practitioners (3 credits)

Capstone (3 credits)

  • PBH 690 Health Education Capstone Research Project Seminar I (3 credits)

Electives (15 credits)

  • PBH 510 Health Care Systems (3 credits)
  • PBH 572 Concepts of Mental Health and Mental Illness (3 credits)
  • PBH 573 Human Sexuality (3 credits)
  • PBH 575 Family in Contemporary Society (3 credits)
  • PBH 576 Drug Use and Abuse (3 credits)
  • PBH 578 Stress: Use and Abuse (3 credits)
  • PBH 581 Nutrition and Human Need: Science, Policy & Controversies (3 credits)
  • PBH 582 International Health and Human Rights (3 credits)
  • PBH 583 Contemporary Health Topics (3 credits): Women’s Health, Health Communication, Violence and Injury
    Prevention, Death and Dying, LGBT Health Issues
  • PBH 584 Successful Grant Writing (3 credits)
  • PBH 585 Health Policy, Law and Bioethics (3 credits)
  • PBH 587 Global Health Communications (3 credits) (pending approval)
  • PBH 645 Evaluation of Public Health Programs: Case Studies (3 credits)
  • Selected Interdepartmental (ID) Courses in Health Education

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