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Mission Statement

The Department of Health Studies is dedicated to improving the health of communities by conducting research, teaching evidence-based practice, educating future health education/health promotion professionals, and developing leaders and scholars who translate research into practice. Through responsive, collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, students, alumni, schools, and populations, the department's purpose is to graduate professionals of high esteem who impact behavioral and social determinates of societal health.

TWU Health Studies Announcements

The Department of Health Studies is pleased to announce a new focal area for the online MS in Health Studies program. The goal of the online M.S. Degree in Health Studies with a focus in dental hygiene is to prepare leaders in dental hygiene and health education. Applicants for the dental hygiene focal track will need to have graduated from an accredited dental hygiene program and provide a copy of their dental hygiene license to apply. Please call 940-898-2860 for additional information.


Quality Matters Program Implementation Plan

The Department of Health Studies at Texas Woman’s University is dedicated to providing excellent, quality education to students of our online programs. In striving to accomplish this goal, the department is implementing the Quality Matters (QM) standards on a program level basis, beginning with the core courses in the undergraduate BS and BAS degree completion programs. Incorporating the nationally recognized QM standards into our courses ensures that students are provided superior online courses, which provide rich opportunities for learner engagement, and offer the tools and resources necessary to allow students to become successful learners and accomplished graduates. For more information on the Quality Matters program, please visit their site at

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Graduate Students

Prospective and current graduate students, please contact Mr. Hobert Kilgore III, Graduate Academic Advisor.

Undergraduate Advising

All ONLINE undergraduates scheduled to graduate within the year must be advised immediately. Contact C. David Infante, Undergraduate Online Academic Advisor, 940-898-2834

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