Online Master of Science in Health Promotion Management

National Wellness Institute Certificate Eligibility

DAPA Award-Winning Program

Up to 6 Transfer Credits Accepted

1st U.S. MSHPM Program to Include Business & Management

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Help Others Lead Healthier Lives

Professional Programs for Your Future

Learn the skills you need to empower people and organizations to choose health-promoting behaviors with American University’s online MS in Health Promotion Management. Our program meets the eligibility requirements for Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) through the National Wellness Institute, meaning you will learn the exact knowledge and experience needed to be a changemaker in a world that’s increasingly focused on improving health.

You’ll graduate from a DAPA-winning (Distinguished Academic Program Award) program with a dual understanding of health science and management that will prepare you to take on a leadership role in the fight against cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and even a global pandemic.

American University’s fully online programs are led by expert faculty who are passionate about teaching. With flexible scheduling in a digital environment, you will get the experience and knowledge you need in the field of your choice.

Learn the Skills You Need to Effectively Promote Health

The curriculum in the online master’s in health promotion management program at AU was the first in the U.S. to combine the concepts of health and wellness with the principles of business and management, teaching you the real-world skills you need to be a leader in the field.

Science of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Discover a science-based foundation for the relationship between modifiable risk factors for non-communicable and select communicable diseases and lifestyle behaviors.

Health Communication

Explore methods of delivering health promotion messages to consumers, professionals, and large groups through various communication strategies and social marketing.

Behavior Change in Health Promotion

Get an overview of the theory and application for assisting individuals and groups with lifestyle behaviors related to health promotion.

Data Analysis in the Health Sciences

Examine the ways validity, reliability, and objectivity relate to measurement techniques in health promotion programs.

Realize Your Purpose

High-Growth Health Promotion Management Opportunities

Careers that promote health are always in high demand. In fact, overall employment of health education specialists and community health workers is projected to grow 17% from 2020 to 2030.1 Job opportunities include:

  • Community Health Specialist
  • Health Engagement Advisor
  • Director of Employee Health
  • Onsite Wellness Coordinator
  • Wellness Program Manager

American University’s fully online programs are led by expert faculty who are passionate about teaching. With flexible scheduling in a digital environment, you’ll get the experience and knowledge you need in the field of your choice.

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