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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: n/a
  • Foreign: $ 500 / Module
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 2017pts.

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    The program enables students to focus their coursework on interest areas in health education and health promotion in community, clinical, or worksite settings, as well as in health studies, thus preparing them for related industry jobs or graduate programs. Please note: some allied health graduate and professional programs will not accept courses if labs are delivered via online instruction. Please refer to specific prospective graduate programs for detailed prerequisite requirements In addition to completing all university, college and general degree requirements, students enrolled in the Health Education & Behavior program will have the opportunity to take a number of core courses, including Personal and Family Health, Community and Environmental Health, Health Education Professional Development and Internship in Health Education along with several specialization courses such as Women’s Health Issues, Trends in International Health and Minority Health Issues.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Tuition fee
    • USD 500 Module (International)

    Tuition per Credit Hour.

    Start date Any time 2015 Credits 120 credits
    Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode Online Educational variant Full-time Structure Fully structured Student interaction Online group works/assignments Attendance No Attendance Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request More information Go To The Course Website

    Course Content

    Semester 1

    HUM 2305 What is the Good Life (GE-H) 3

    MAC 1105 Basic College Algebra or higher level MAC-prefix course (GE-M)

    PSY 2012 General Psychology (GE-S)


    Writing course (WR-6) 3

    Semester 2

    BSC 2005 Biological Sciences (3) and BSC 2005L Lab in Biological Sciences (1)

    MCB 2000 Microbiology (3) and MCB 2000L Microbiology Laboratory (1) (all GE-B)

    STA 2023 Introduction to Statistics 1 (GE-M)

    SYG 2000 Principles of Sociology or

    SYG 2010 Social Problems (both GE-S *

    Composition (GE-C; WR-6) 3

    Elective 2

    Semester 3

    AEC 3030C Effective Oral Communication or

    SPC 2608 Introduction to Public Speaking *

    APK 2100C Applied Human Anatomy with Laboratory (GE-B)


    Humanities (international focus) and writing course (GE-H and N; WR-6)

    Semester 4

    APK 2105C Applied Human Physiology with Laboratory (GE-B)

    HUN 2201 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition (GE-B) *


    Writing course (WR-6)

    Semester 5

    HSC 3032 Foundations of Health Education

    HSC 3102 Personal and Family Health (GE-S)

    HSC specialization courses

    Elective, 3000/4000 level

    Semester 6

    HSC 3201 Community and Environmental Health

    HSC 4713 Planning and Evaluating Health Education Programs

    HSC specialization courses

    Elective, 3000/4000 level

    Semester 7

    HSC 4302 Methods and Materials in Health Education

    HSC 4800 Health Education Professional Development

    HSC specialization courses

    Elective, 3000/4000 level

    Semester 8

    HSC 4876 Internship in Health Edu

    USA requirements for international students

    Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100. 

    After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department. 

    Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.

    University requirements

    Program requirements


    The general requirements below apply to undergraduate admission and readmission to any college or division of the university.

    Please understand that admission to the university is selective. Only minimum requirements for admission are provided; satisfaction of these minimums does not guarantee admission:

    • Online application for admission received by the Office of Admissions by the deadline.
    • A non-refundable application fee of $30 for each term of application.
    • A satisfactory academic record. Applicants must furnish a complete chronological record of educational institutions attended. Official transcripts must be submitted according to instructions on the application. Failure to declare attendance at another institution could invalidate an offer of admission and any credits or degrees earned.
    • Satisfactory scores on achievement or aptitude tests.
    • A satisfactory conduct record.
    • The application must identify a preferred term of enrollment (summer B, fall, spring). The application may be considered for and admission may be offered to terms other than the preferred term specified on the application. Applicants who wish to change their term of entry should contact the Office of Admissions immediately.
    • Admission to on-campus degree programs must be validated by taking one or more on-campus courses in the specific semester for which the student is accepted. Correspondence and/or Web courses do not fulfill this requirement, and this rule does not apply to Web-based degree programs.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Alumni Study Travel Fund

      Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

    • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

      The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of Florida.


    Online students at the University of Florida are eligible for consideration for a wide range of federal, state and institutional aid as administered by the Office for Student Financial Affairs (SFA), which also administers a limited number of privately funded scholarships. These include:

    • Grants. Considered gift aid — no repayment required — and awarded to students showing the greatest financial need.
    • Scholarships. Considered gift aid, as they do not have to be repaid and do not require recipients to perform services.
    • Student Employment. Considered self-help aid, as students are offered aid in exchange for a service. The Student Employment Office assists enrolled students seeking part-time employment through various job programs.
    • Loans. Considered self-help aid as loans are a form of aid that must be repaid. UF primarily offers student loans through the Federal Direct Loan Program, but there are a number of other loan programs available at UF.
    • Non-SFA Administered Aid. Numerous aid programs are administered by entities outside of SFA including State of Florida aid programs, SFA Resource Center scholarships, academic scholarships and endowed scholarships.


    The University of Florida is a comprehensive learning institution built on a land-grant foundation. We are The Gator Nation, a diverse community dedicated to excellence in education and research and shaping a better future for Florida, the nation and the world.

    Our mission is to enable our students to lead and influence the next generation and beyond for economic, cultural and societal benefit.

    The university welcomes the full exploration of its intellectual boundaries and supports its faculty and students in the creation of new knowledge and the pursuit of new ideas.

    • Teaching is a fundamental purpose of this university at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
    • Research and scholarship are integral to the educational process and to the expansion of our understanding of the natural world, the intellect and the senses.
    • Service reflects the university's obligation to share the benefits of its research and knowledge for the public good. The university serves the nation's and the state's critical needs by contributing to a well-qualified and broadly diverse citizenry, leadership and workforce.

    The University of Florida must create the broadly diverse environment necessary to foster multi-cultural skills and perspectives in its teaching and research for its students to contribute and succeed in the world of the 21st century.

    These three interlocking elements — teaching, research and scholarship, and service — span all the university's academic disciplines and represent the university's commitment to lead and serve the state of Florida, the nation and the world by pursuing and disseminating new knowledge while building upon the experiences of the past. The university aspires to advance by strengthening the human condition and improving the quality of life.

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