Health Education and Promotion

Graduate Curriculum


Master of Science - Health and Human Performance (HHP) Major


The masters degree in Health and Human Performance with a concentration in Health offers both thesis and non-thesis options.Students enter the Department from a variety of backgrounds. In addition to a comprehensive curriculum, they enjoy an array of social and professional activities including participation in state and national organizations which provide excellent opportunities for professional development and interaction. Candidates are prepared for career opportunities in community and public health, school health, or teaching Lifetime Wellness. The non-thesis option requires completion of 32 semester hours including a 6 credit internship. The thesis option includes 30 hours of coursework.

Masters Health Specialization Course Offerings


Doctor of Philosophy in Human Performance


The doctoral degree in Human Performance with a specialization in Health prepares students to conduct research and teach courses in the field. In addition to the doctoral dissertation, the degree consists of two courses in education, five courses in statistics and research methods, and eight courses in the Health specialization. (Additional information can be obtained under the graduate program link of the departmental web page.

Ph.D. Health Specialization Course Offerings