MA in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology with Emphasis in Health Education and Promotion

Degree Requirements

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 Courses6
Health Behavior: Drug and Sexuality Education
Health Promotion
General Core Courses
Health Area Courses
Statistics and Research Methodology
Overview of Research Methods
Introduction to Applied Statistics
Individual Studies9
Individual Studies are electives related to student't area of expertise.

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Sample Plan of Study

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Total Credits: 18

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Thesis/Non-Thesis Requirements

All MA students are required to complete a Thesis in the last semester of the program.

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This program is not accepting applications at this time.

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