Touro University Worldwide

Master of Science in Health Sciences - Health Education

The fully online 36 credit hour Master of Science in Health Sciences program at Touro University Worldwide has been designed to have an emphasis in Health Education. Students graduating from the program will be prepared assume leadership supervisory roles in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating health education programs in community, school, medical care, and work site settings. Many students use the degree for upward mobility.

MSHS Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

By the end of the MSHS degree program, the student will be able to:
PLO 1 Analyze issues affecting the health education profession and discipline

PLO 2 Develop administrative policies and procedures to insure that health education programs are implemented in a consistent manner and capable of being evaluated;

PLO 3 Communicate health education theories, models and concepts to target audiences including policy makers, employers, and the public;

PLO 4 Evaluate the efficacy of different health education interventions and methodologies to assure achievement of stated program objectives;

PLO 5 Analyze research literature from health education, public health, and other related disciplines for use in advancing health education.

PLO 6 Explain the difference between entry-level health education skills and knowledge and those needed at an advanced level;

PLO 7 Integrate the scientific foundations of public health in health education programs in a variety of practice settings;

PLO 8 Demonstrate competency in applying principles of health education practice to specific target groups;

PLO 9 Evaluate gaps in health education theory and practice as they relate to identified public health problems; and

PLO 10 Synthesize core public health knowledge and skills with health education competencies to identify areas of needed research and evaluation.

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