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.
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.
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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