Graduate School in Health Education

A Challenge to Consider

  • Michele L. Pettit Southern Illinois University at Carbondale


This article examines aspects health educators should consider before obtaining an advanced degree. Specifically, challenges and expectations facing graduate students in health education are discussed in addition to available options for individuals thinking about graduate school in the discipline. Health educators must devise goals to obtain the most from their graduate school experiences. Potential students must also choose programs that best suit their personal and professional needs. Above all, health educators must determine when to attend graduate school and at what costs.

How to Cite
Pettit, M. L. (2004). Graduate School in Health Education: A Challenge to Consider. Californian Journal of Health Promotion, 2(1), 29-31.