Lock Haven University

Master of Health Science: Health Promotion/Education



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Health Science: Health Promotion/Education (100% online)

Format: Online

Program Description:

Masters of Health Science (MHS) degree with concentrations in Health Promotion/Education and Healthcare Management. This 36 credit program can be completed in one-year with full time enrollment or two-years with part-time enrollment. Health Science is broadly defined as the study and research of selected components of health and healthcare. The Master of Health Science is an advanced degree in the area of Health Science which focuses on the study and research of health and healthcare in areas such as health promotion/education, healthcare administration and leadership, as well as current issues in Health Science. Significant areas of study in the MHS degree include assessment, planning, leadership, and evaluation of health programs. Students typically utilize the MHS degree in a variety of healthcare settings with the majority entering hospitals, community health settings, and non-profit health and human services settings including the Healthcare Systems, the American Cancer Society, and Departments of Health. The purpose of this document is to propose a Master of Health in Health Science with concentration areas including Health Promotion/Education and Healthcare Management at Lock Haven University.


LHU is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University II

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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