2019-20 University Bulletin 
    Feb 21, 2024  
2019-20 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Education, M.A.

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NY State Program Code: 24572
HEGIS Code: 0837.00
CIP Code: 13.1307

(33 credits)

The Master of Arts in Health Education program prepares student to teach Pre-K to 12 health education in schools. Students are prepared to promote and maintain healthy lifestyles through skills based learning strategies, relevant and developmentally appropriate assessment design, and understanding individual learning styles.

The program offers a plan of study for students who already hold a valid New York State initial/provisional teacher certification in health education and obtain professional certification after completion.

Health Education Core

Prerequisites (12 credits of health-based undergraduate courses as determined through advising including Human Anatomy and Physiology, to be completed prior to entry into or concurrently with the program).

(24 credits)

Pedagogical Core*

(if needed)*

Additional Graduation Requirements - D A S A Training


  • Students will be reviewed as to their experience and course work. Where they have adequate course work at the undergraduate level, they will be waived from that requirement and allowed to take additional electives at the advanced level in health education or in related fields.
  • Before starting the program, students may be able to transfer up to 6 credits of non-Adelphi graduate level courses and/or up to 9 credits of Adelphi graduate level courses to the program upon adviser’s approval, not to exceed 9 total transfer credits.
  • The following New York State certification requirement workshops can be met by health education courses as indicated:

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