the overall costs of attending college vary with each student, there are
certain costs which can be anticipated.
Tuition / Fees
Total base aid allowance
residents can attend under the reciprocity program.
However, they must file an "Application
for Reciprocity Fee Status" prior to the start of
their classes. Applications are available at the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.
Click on Online Applications and choose the year you will be attending school.
The applications for the 2014-15 year should be available in March. If
you are starting enrollment in the summer, it is best to complete both the
2013-14 and 2014-15 applications.
Tuition and Fee
UW-L Financial Aid Office
CHES stands for Certified Health Education Specialist. It is
earned through the successful completion of a national examination process that
evaluates knowledge of the responsibilities and related competencies defined by
A Competency-Based Framework for Health Educators.
The certification as a Health Education Specialist is
awarded by The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing after a
candidate has completed academic coursework in health education from an
accredited institution and successfully completed the written examination.
Students who are within 90 days of graduation also are able to sit for the
exam. The examination, offered in April and October at the University of
Wisconsin-La Crosse and elsewhere in the United States, is available to
qualified undergraduate and graduate students.
individual’s knowledge and skills in the defined areas of health education
health educators to employers.
to the profession.
The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing,
1541 Alta Drive, Suite 303
Whitehall, PA 18052-5642
Telephone: (808) 624-3248
Study materials can be received from above phone number and
website for NCHEC (recommended materials include the framework and study guide)
Applications must be postmarked on or before the
deadline dates listed below.
April 26, 2014
Deadline: 11/1/13 thru 12/1/13
Deadline: 12/2/13 thru 1/2/14
Deadline: 1/3/14 thru 2/1/14
Registration: 2/2/14 thru 3/1/14
2014 CHES Exam
Deadline: 5/1/14 thru 6/1/14
Deadline: 6/2/14 thru 7/1/14
Deadline: 7/2/14 thru 8/1/14
Registration: 8/2/14 thru 9/1/14
Fees posted include a $100 nonrefundable processing fee for those
who do not meet the eligibility requirements.
fee is used if you are a currently taking or enrolled in 9 or more
semester credits (12 or more quarter hours) at the time you apply for the
exam. (Graduate or Undergraduate)
For more information check out the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing
MPH program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
Admission: The MS
program admits students on a rolling basis. This means MS students can
begin in the fall or spring semester. The MPH program requires that all
candidates begin in the fall.
Flexibility: The MPH program has 35 required credits and 5-7 elective
credits. Candidates in the MS program are encouraged to tailor their coursework
to their particular interested. In the MS program, 21 of the 43 credits are
required, leaving more flexibility for students to chose their classes.
Project: The MPH program gives candidates the option of a thesis or a graduate
project. The MS is a non-thesis degree in which students complete a four-credit
graduate project in Health Education.
Experience: Both the MPH and the MS program require an 8 credit practicum
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