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Health Education

Graduate Advisor
Dr. David Wiley
dw13@txstate.edu
512.245.2946
Jowers, Room A121

Department of Health and Human Performance
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Texas State, an emerging research and Hispanic-serving institution, offers a health education program that provides opportunities in the classroom for personal interactions with faculty and collaboration with fellow students in small classes as well as outside the university with abundant career options in the fast-growth corridor of Central Texas and study abroad programs.

Degree Hours Thesis Option Minor Option
M.Ed. 36 Non-Thesis Minor required
M.Ed. 36 Thesis Minor required

Deadlines U.S. Citizen International
Fall - Priority February 15 February 15
Fall - Standard June 15 June 1
Spring October 15 October 1
Summer I April 15 March 15
Summer II June 1 No Admission

Application Deadline
This program has a flexible deadline.

Funding Information
Applications must be complete by the priority deadline to be considered for funding.

Decision Timeline
This program reviews applications on a rolling basis.

Application Requirements

The items required for admission consideration are listed below. International applicants, please visit our international web pages for additional requirements.

ApplyTexas Application

  • completed online ApplyTexas application

  Review the instructions for submitting your ApplyTexas application.


Application Fee(s)

  • $40 nonrefundable application fee
  • $50 nonrefundable international evaluation fee (if applicable)

  Review the instructions for submitting your application fee(s).


Transcripts & GPA

  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each four-year institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.75 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • background course work: 18 hours in health education

  Review the instructions for submitting your transcripts. Official transcripts will be required if admission is granted. 


GRE Scores

  • GRE scores not required

Documents

  • statement of purpose (500 words, double-spaced, computer-generated) addressing the following:
    • why health education is an interest area for you
    • how you will use a graduate degree in health education to reach your career goals

  For the Fall 2018 term and beyond: 

  • statement of purpose (500 words, double-spaced, computer-generated) addressing the following:
    • why health education is an interest area for you
    • how you will use a graduate degree in health education to reach your career goals
  • two letters of recommendation

  Review the instructions for using the Graduate Admissions Document Upload tool (GADU) to submit your documents. You will have access to GADU after you submit your ApplyTexas application and activate your Texas State NetID.


TOEFL or IELTS Scores

Non-native English speakers who do not qualify for an English proficiency waiver:

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5 overall and
    • minimum individual module scores of 6.0

This program does not offer admission if the scores above are not met.

  Review the instructions for submitting your official test scores.