Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Are you ready to create meaningful and sustainable change in how we address important health problems that the world faces today? Do you have a communication strategy or emerging idea that will aid in promoting health education? With Walden’s Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation specialization, you will expand your critical leadership and practical skills—such as grant writing and generating resources—to support your own ideas and promote innovation within your organization.

Designed for entrepreneurial professionals and students across all public health administration disciplines, coursework in this self-designed Walden MS in Health Education and Promotion specialization covers a range of organizational activities and structures, including public, private, and nonprofit sector responses.

Completion Requirements

  • 60 total quarter credits
    • Foundation courses (5 cr.)
    • Core courses (35 cr.)
    • Capstone (5 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)

These credits represent the minimum credits required for program completion. The number of credits for completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

The program’s courses are delivered in a prescribed sequence.
Course Code Course Credits
Course Code HLTH 6005 Course Perspectives on Health and the Developing Professional Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6110 Course Exploring Health Education in the 21st Century Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6205 Course Assessing Community Needs for Health Education Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6030 Course Socioecological Perspectives on Health Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6475 Course Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6412 Course Health Education and Communication Strategies Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6245 Course Applied Research in Public Health Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6031 Course Public Health Administration and Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6880 Course Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation: A Global Perspective Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6207 Course Grant Writing Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6882 Course Improving Healthcare Performance Through Social Entrepreneurship Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6800 Course Health Education and Promotion Capstone Credits (5 cr.)

Specialization Courses

You may elect to complete an optional specialization by adding the following courses to your program of study.
Course Code Course Credits
Course Code HLTH 6880 Course Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation: A Global Perspective Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6207 Course Grant Writing Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HLTH 6882 Course Improving Healthcare Performance Through Social Entrepreneurship Credits (5 cr.)
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