Health Promotion

Overview


Health promotion professionals are uniquely positioned to address the dual challenges of soaring chronic disease rates and healthcare costs. They work with small to large groups of individuals via community, school, and workplace health education programs, identify community health barriers, and advocate for community health initiatives and social and policy change.

Graduate Academic Programs


Master of Science in Health Promotion 

Graduates of this program have a comprehensive foundation in health sciences and integrative health, including an evidence-based understanding of the physiological and environmental aspects of disease prevention and healthy living, and how to encourage individuals to make positive lifestyle choices and create sustainable behavior changes. Students can select one of two areas of concentration – community health education and workplace wellness. Graduates are eligible to take the national Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam. 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Workplace Wellness 

Graduates of this program are prepared to assess, develop, implement, and evaluate workplace wellness programs in a multitude of employment settings. MUIH’s program is the only graduate workplace wellness program with an integrative health focus. The courses in this program can be used for beginning preparation for the national Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam. 

An MUIH education is not just for living, but for life.