Penn State Harrisburg, in coordination with local and regional agencies, will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise in its library, on Friday, September 30 starting at 9:00 a.m. The library will be closed to the public between 7:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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Master of Education in Health Education

The Master of Education in Health Education focuses on education, public health, and behavioral principles to facilitate health education, health promotion, and disease prevention in a variety of professional settings, including schools, hospitals, non-profit organizations, companies, government, and colleges. A degree in health education will prepare students to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate health education and promotion interventions to facilitate behavioral changes of individuals, groups, and communities to achieve personal, environmental, and social health and wellbeing. The program follows an applied learning approach to education and has a professional development focus for working professionals pursuing graduate study part-time. This professional degree requires a research-based culminating writing experience. The program is aligned with the Responsibilities and Competencies for Health Education Specialists as stated by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC).

Degree Conferred: M.Ed.