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Cleveland University-Kansas City

College of Graduate Studies, Master of Science in Health Promotion

Address:

10850 Lowell Avenue
Overland Park, KS  66210
United States

Phone:

1-913-234-0744

Fax:

1-913-234-0906

Program Information

Degree Offered

M.S.-Health Promotion

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

There is no doubt that this is the perfect time to consider a career in health promotion. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the health education profession is expected to grow much faster than the average for all profession.

Do you see yourself as a Grocer Wellness Consultant, Medical Center Health Promotion Coordinator, Public Health Educator, Wellness/Broker/Consultant, Wellness Coach, Policy Writer, Health Management Economist, or a Wellness Director? Then, this is the advanced degree for you!

Cleveland's Master of Science in Health Promotion (MSHP) equips graduates in four areas:
1. Students develop a working knowledge in the field of health promotion
2. Students are taught & mentored by credentialed faculty who work full time as leaders in health promotion
3. Students receive hands-on experience in research and field work
4. In addition to a graduate level diploma, students sit for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or nationally accredited health-related certification.

The MSHP Degree requires 36 credit hours and up to 70% of your class time is completed online. The core course block is designed to provide students with advance study in strategies, planning, implementation and evaluation of health promotion programs.

This degree can lead to employment in the following areas:

-Work site health
-Sports health
-Community and public health education
-Health research
-Health policy
-Planning and evaluation of programs
-Exercise
-Nutrition and diet
-Philanthropy-related health programs
-School or college health
-Clinical applications within health care practices

Accreditation:

Higher Learning Commission, North Central

# of Credits Required:

36

International Student Requirements:

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts; See current catalog for International student requirements.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Cost Per Credit Hour:

$398 USD

Financial Aid Offered: Yes

Classification: Health Profession Schools

Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: Under 1,000