The Department of Food Science, Nutrition, and Health
Promotion offers a masters degree with an emphasis in health
education/health promotion, through distance learning at the Center for Distance Education at Mississippi State
This degree is designed for professionals interested
in enhancing their skills in design, implementation, and evaluation
of disease prevention and health promotion programs.
Students may begin taking courses
at the start of any semester. Fall semester courses begin in mid-August
and end in December. Spring semester courses are from mid-January
to May. Summer courses are offered from June through July.
Click here (pdf) for an interview with Dr. Barry Hunt, Professor of Health Promotion / Health Promotion Program Director and Advisor.