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 priority deadline for the master's in Health Studies application is April 1st, however, applications will still be considered until June 1st.
The Texas Woman's University Department of Health Studies is pleased to announce The Williams Health Education Endowed Fellowship. This graduate teaching fellowship will be awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year to a doctoral student who
- Graduated from or attended public school
- Maintained an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 while enrolled in an accredited university; OR
- Participated in a recognized internship program or has recognized experience as approved by the scholarship committee
Recipients of the fellowship shall confirm in writing their intent to engage in the field of health studies for three years after completing and receiving their Ph.D.
Additional information and application materials will be forthcoming.
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 www.qualitymatters.org.