MA in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology with Emphasis in Health Education and Promotion
Health Education is a strong graduate program within the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology. The graduate program serves bachelors and masters degreed students from the state of Missouri as well as from other states. Many of our graduate students are professionals practicing in the field and come to MU for graduate training. A number of our graduate students cross train in health related fields like athletics, nursing, nutrition, physical training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and psychology.
Students who earned a bachelor's degree in a health-related program of study are qualified to enter the masters program in health education. A minimum of 30 credit hours are required for the M.A. M.A. students are required to write a thesis. Students who earn a master's degree are encouraged to take the CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist) examination for certification.
|Foundations Core Courses||6|
|ESC_PS 4185/7185||Health Behavior: Drug and Sexuality Education||3|
|ESC_PS 8185||Health Promotion||3|
|General Core Courses|
|Health Area Courses||12|
|Statistics and Research Methodology|
|ESC_PS 8020||Overview of Research Methods||3|
|ESC_PS 7170||Introduction to Applied Statistics||3|
|Individual Studies are electives related to student't area of expertise.|
Sample Plan of Study
|ESC_PS 4185||3||ESC_PS 8020||3|
|ESC_PS 8185||3||ESC_PS 7170||3|
|ESC_PS 8515||3||ESC_PS 8240||3|
|Total Credits: 18|
All MA students are required to complete a Thesis in the last semester of the program.
This program is not accepting applications at this time.