Adelphi University

Ruth S. Ammon School of Education

School Health Education


Office of University Admissions, Levermore Hall, Room 114

One South Avenue

Garden City, NY 11530

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. - Community Health Education;M.A. - School Health Education, Advanced Certificate Program - Community Health Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The curriculum in school health education incorporates the best practices set forth by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for Health Education to prepare degree candidates to: —Explain wellness as it relates to the health content areas —?Identify the connection between health education and societal issues —?Deliver health content through skills-based learning —??Teach to national and New York State standards in health education —Select, plan and evaluate curriculum and teaching strategies to ensure comprehensive school health education —Utilize an array of engaging instructional strategies to facilitate student learning —Select, design and implement assessment strategies to evaluate student learning and improve teaching —?Explain the importance of understanding individual students, in addition to their family structure and backgrounds —Demonstrate and promote respect and appreciation of diversity —Work collaboratively with colleagues, families and the community —Remain current in research and innovations in health education Graduates of these programs may be eligible to become certified health education specialists through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC). This degree leads to initial/professional New York State teacher certification.


National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1050 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

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