The University of Alabama

Health and Physical Education graduate Programs at The University of Alabama

Students Enrolled in The University of Alabama graduate programs : 13176

Composition of students population for Health and Physical Education

Masters degree in Health and Physical Education awarded to 18 students
International Students 440
Female students 7639


Health and Physical Education Graduate program Tuition for in state students $10,780
Out of State Average Full Time Tuition for Health and Physical Education Graduate Program $28,100
M.P.H. in Health Education Promotion Program (Campus and Online)

The Health Science offers a Master’s of Public Health (MPH) degree program in Health Education Promotion. The program is offered both on campus and through a distance education format (online). The 42 credit hour MPH program provides a high quality, student-oriented, and health equity focused curriculum developed to deliver core public health competencies that emphasize the application of health education promotion. Designed for eventual Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation, the curriculum offers education in the foundational areas of public health (health behavior, environmental health, epidemiology, biostatistics, and health services administration) and is tailored to train health promotion professionals to plan, implement, and evaluate programs to promote individual and population-based health.

Students may choose to complete the M.P.H. in health Education Promotion program through one of two formats.

HHE 506: Techniques of Research in HealthHHE 512: Advanced Foundations of Public HealthHHE 515: Advanced Foundations of Health PromotionHHE 520: Theories of Health BehaviorHHE 521: Basic EpidemiologyHHE 526: BiostatisticsHHE 530: Health Promotion TechniquesHHE 565: Planning Health Promotion ProgramsHHE 566: Program Evaluation in Health PromotionHHE 586: Environmental Health PromotionHHE 587: Health DisparitiesApplied Practice Experience (3 credit hours in one of the following courses).

HHE 500 Rural Environmental Occupational HealthHHE 504 Health CoachingHHE 588 Sex Ed: Theory PracticeHHE 589 Women and HealthHHE 590 Certified Health Education Specialist StudyHHE 599 Thesis Research (1-6 credit hours)HHE 603 Pedagogy in Health Promotion.

Upon program completion, students are eligible to take two national exams for professional certification: Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam and the Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam.

Health Education and Promotion, PhD

Doctor of Philosophy in Health education and Promotion health science Joint Ph.D. Program in Health education and promotion The Ph.D. program in Health Education and Health Promotion is offered jointly by the Health Science in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama (UA), the Human Studies in the School of Education at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), and the Health Behavior in the School of Public Health at UAB. This Ph.D. program has been designed to provide students with the coursework background and practical experiences to become leading researchers and practitioners in health education and health promotion. Recently, in a study published in the Journal of Health Education, the UA UAB program was ranked as the seventh best Ph.D. program in Health Education in the United States. At the completion of the Ph.D. program, students will have: Developed a clear conceptualization of the theoretical and philosophical basis of health education and health promotion. Clarified the psychological and sociological influences on health education and health promotion. Developed knowledge and skills to become independent researchers. Completed a significant research internship experience. Students may to any of the three academic units that support the Ph.D. program. The general required components of the Ph.D. program are listed below. Each Department may have other specific program requirements. Check with each department for additional requirements.

Health and Physical Education is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, as fast as average for all occupations Median pay for Health and Physical Education in 2018 was 47710$. The number of jobs were 10260.

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