May 29, 2024  
ACE Catalog - Volume 25 
ACE Catalog - Volume 25 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health Education, Ed.S.

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Program Description

The Education Specialist in Public Health Education is designed to prepare healthcare professionals and educators with the competencies necessary to address the public health issues of local, national, and international communities from a health education perspective without the completion of a dissertation. The dynamic connection between research, theory, and practice prepares graduates to be leaders and experts in public health education through research intensive coursework.

Program Outcomes

  1. Create, implement, and evaluate innovative programs to address public health across diverse communities.
  2. Contribute to innovative solutions for complex public health concerns with actions based on theory, standards, and frameworks.
  3. Interpret evidence-based research to develop and advocate for policies and programs promoting positive social change in the health of individuals and communities. 
  4. Collaborate with stakeholders within diverse communities to advocate, educate, and improve the health of individuals and communities. 
  5.  Demonstrate best practices in leadership and serve as an expert resource in public health education. 
  6.  Demonstrate evidence-based decision-making, integrating principles of cultural competence, leadership, equity, ethics, and social justice to address public health concerns and education in local, national, and global communities. 
  7. Contribute to public health education knowledge bases through the dissemination of applied research. 
  8. Utilize professional and ethical standards when engaging in research and evaluation of public health programs. 

Course Sequence (34 Semester Credits)

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