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Online M.Ed. in Kinesiology: Health Promotion

Degree Requirements

100% Online 

The M.Ed. in Kinesiology: Health Promotion is appropriate for students from a variety of majors including, but not limited to Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Community Health, Health Promotion, or Nursing. The health promotion program is totally online and designed to assist students who wish to gain additional knowledge and skills as a health educator working in the areas of primary and secondary prevention of chronic and acute diseases and disorders and in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle.

Health Promotion students will be prepared to:

1.  Gather, organize, and analyze health promotion data;

2.  Apply basic health science principles from behavioral and
     social sciences, epidemiology, and prevention of chronic and 
     infectious diseases and injuries to health promotion initiatives;

3.  Plan, including goals and objectives; implement; and evaluate
     health promotion programs.

4.  Communicate demographic, statistical, programmatic, and
     scientific information to professional and lay audiences;

5.  Utilize appropriate methods for interacting sensitively,
     effectively, and professionally with persons from diverse cultural,
     socioeconomic, educational, racial, ethnic backgrounds, and 
     persons of all ages and lifestyle preferences;

6.  Collaborate with community partners to promote the health of
     the population; establish and maintain linkages with key
     stakeholders; develop, implement, and evaluate a community
     health assessment;

7.  Apply basic human relations skills to the management of 
     organizations, motivation of personnel, and resolution of conflicts
     in health promotion settings;

8.  Prepare proposals for funding from external sources and
     manage budgetary and information systems.

 

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Contact Information
Dr. Lisa Griffin
Campus Box 112
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone 478-445-4072
Fax 478-445-4074
lisa.griffin@gcsu.edu
Graduate Admissions
Campus Box 107
Milledgeville, GA 31061 
Phone 478-445-6289
Fax 478-445-1336
grad-admit@gcsu.edu

 

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