Health Studies

If you are interested in working in a health field, check out the majors offered by TWU's Health Studies program. As you earn your degree, you'll learn how to help others understand the importance of healthy living. Graduates of our programs pursue careers in medical technology, public and community health and health education.

Our Academic Programs

Undergraduate degrees Learn more about our Health Studies bachelor degree options.

Graduate degrees Get details about our online and hybrid Health Studies master's and doctoral programs.

Why Study Health Studies at TWU?


At TWU, you can tailor your degree program to meet your career goals. Take upper-level undergraduate courses that directly align with what you want to do after graduation -- whether it be working toward a promotion in the same field or pursuing a master's degree. Our master's and doctoral programs are structured to allow you to focus on a specific area of health research and education.


Most Health Studies program courses are offered online. Take the classes you need at a time that works best for you, while continuing to work full-time, if needed. 

Apply now for 2019 Student Awards

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Outstanding School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology Student Awards. One award will be given for each level of student in the department: undergraduate, graduate and doctoral.

The awards will be presented at the Spring Banquet.

Application deadline: 5 p.m., Friday, April 12

To apply, complete the appropriate application and turn it in to the department office:

2019 Outstanding Health Studies Student - Undergraduate Application (MS Word document)

2019 Outstanding Health Studies Student - Graduate Application (MS Word document)

2019 Outstanding Health Studies Student - Doctorate Application (MS Word document)

Accessible versions of these forms are available upon request. Please contact Paula Tanner at

Page last updated 9:30 AM, April 5, 2019