University of Iowa

College of Public Health

Health Promotion


The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Health Promotion

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Health promotion is the integration of health education and related organizational, political, and economic interventions designed to facilitate behavioral and environmental changes that are conducive to health. The curriculum is multidisciplinary, providing students with the opportunity to develop skills in exercise prescription and assessment, dietary assessment and planning, stress management, smoking cessation, substance abuse counseling, and facility-based management.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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