American University

College of Arts and Sciences

Health Promotion Management (MS)


4400 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Health Promotion Management (MS)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The first of its kind in the United States, the Health Promotion Management program's primary objective is to provide a competency-based, multidisciplinary academic track for individuals interested in health promotion. Graduates assume leadership and managerial positions in a variety of corporate, private, community, hospital, school, non-profit, and managed care health promotion settings. The curriculum integrates managerial skills with scientific and clinical knowledge of exercise physiology, programming, health communication and nutrition. Students are able to select from five tracks, which enable them to focus their interests and career goals to a particular area of health and wellness. The five tracks are: health communication, exercise physiology, corporate, health policy and global health.


American University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education & the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

International Student Requirements:

Please see American University's College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Admission's website for admission requirements.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 40

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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