The nation's health and wellness landscape is changing, with an increased focus on preventive care and early detection. Government agencies are funding research and campaigns that encourage people to take responsibility for their own health.

Professionals working in health promotion are leading this charge. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment for health educators and community health workers is projected to increase 13% through 2029 — a rate that's much faster than the national average.1

American University's online MS in Health Promotion Management can prepare you for a wide variety of careers in the growing health and wellness industry.


1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Health Educators and Community Health Workers. Retrieved from
2Payscale. Average Health Educator Salaries. Retrieved from