American University

Master of Science in Health Promotion Management


4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20016

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Health Promotion Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

Health promotion is a discipline that helps organizations and communities adopt healthy lifestyles in order to reduce chronic conditions and manage healthcare costs. The need for qualified health promotion experts is greater now than ever before. The MS in Health Promotion Management at American University combines concepts of health and wellness with principles of business management. You'll graduate with hands-on experience that you can immediately put to use in leadership roles. This award-winning MS program is offered in a flexible online format designed to fit your schedule.

You will learn to formulate and demonstrate effective, culturally competent health communication strategies across various mediums, channels, and organizations. You will also learn to apply best practices in health promotion management to assess needs, make plans, monitor outcomes, and provide leadership. With a Master of Science in Health Promotion, you can apply your knowledge and skills to a number of different jobs and career paths including community health specialist, health promotions specialist, and director of employee health. The program is a 30 credit-hour degree that can be completed in less than two years, and is now offered with a flexible online format to fit your schedule. Get started with your degree at AU and make a tangible difference in the world.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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