What Sets UM-Flint's Health Education (MS) Program Apart?
- The program offers instruction to prepare you for opportunities in areas such as: health behavior change theory and practice; program planning and implementation; marketing, health communications, program evaluation and research techniques.
- The MS in Health Education program makes an advanced degree possible, whether or not you have prior relevant job experience or have completed an undergraduate degree in Health Education.
- You can pursue the MS in Health Education on either a full-time (18-month) or a part-time (24-month) basis.
- Students are encouraged to begin the program in the fall, but motivated full-time students can begin in the spring and complete the program within 18 months.
- UM-Flint’s Health Education program sponsors the Delta Phi chapter of the Health Education National Honorary, Eta Sigma Gamma, providing student members with opportunities for personal and professional growth while in the program and post-graduation.
- The MS in Heath Education program provides opportunities for students to apply health education competencies and skills through practicums in the UM-Flint Urban Health and Wellness Center, a nurse-managed clinic located on campus that provides outpatient health care services to currently enrolled UM-Flint students and medically underserved patients living in Genesee County.
- MS in Health Education students have the opportunity to provide volunteer health education services to the uninsured and underinsured of Flint through the Physical Therapy Health Education and Rehabilitation student-run free clinic (PT HEART).
- Masters-level health educators are employed in a variety of professional settings and roles. Potential opportunities include: worksite health promotion program; non-profit community health agency; university student health center ; state or local health department; for-profit corporation; governmental agency; faith-based setting; and hospital, clinic, or managed care plan.