A Master of Science degree in Community Health Education further prepares students to design, implement, and evaluate interventions that promote healthy behaviors and lifestyles. The University of West Florida offers three areas of specialization for those that wish to further pursue their education. Opportunities exist for graduate students to focus and expand their field of studies in the following disciplines:
Graduate studies at the University of West Florida will provide students who hold undergraduate degrees in disciplines other than Health Education, the knowledge and courses necessary to obtain professional certification. Students who currently possess an undergraduate degree in Health Education will further develop their skills and build on their knowledge of Health Education practice and theory. Professional certification through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. is available. Go to their website for more information on obtaining certification as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES).
Visit the Graduate Application Procedures Website.
For more information on Graduate Assistantship application. (pdf)
For a description of program requirements, please visit the UWF Catalog.
For more information on Graduate Thesis Guidelines (pdf).
For more information on Internships.
Dr. Debra Vinci
HLES Associate Chair
Building 72 Room 259