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Kinesiology and Health Promotion - Health Promotion

12 months
700 USD/credit 23100 USD/year
700 USD/credit 23100 USD/year
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Mobilize your passion about health and wellness with the Kinesiology and Health Promotion - Health Promotion MSc program offered at University of Kentucky. This flexible distance learning degree option will help you gain advanced professional skills, build professional relationships with top alumni and benefit from the tutelage of internationally-recognized faculty in health promotion.


At the Kinesiology and Health Promotion - Health Promotion MSc program offered at University of Kentucky you will be prepared to embrace a variety of positions in the health promotion field, including careers in healthcare facilities, public health departments and public health policy agencies, schools and universities, the non-profit sector, and many other businesses and industries.   

Making Health Possible for ALL!

  • Our health promotion courses prepare students to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) examination, a professional credential widely respected in the health promotion field. Our program has a required internship that you can complete from wherever you are, helping you gain valuable hands on experience to stand out to employers. 
  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects positions for health educators and community health workers to increase significantly from 2018-28. Health educators in all industries earned a median annual wage of $54,200 in 2018, while those employed specifically in hospitals earned a median annual wage of $64,800 in the same year. Those with graduate degrees are poised for leadership positions and better earning potential. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Promotion 
  • Health Promotion & Behavior Change 
  • Planning Health Promotion Programs
  • Research Techniques Applied to Kinesiology & Health Promotion
  • Mental and Emotional Health 
  • Advanced Health Concepts 
  • Promoting Physical Activity for Youth 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with adequate preparation in health, physical education, or related fields. 
  • GPA requirement: 2.75 or higher 
  • Resume/CV 
  • Personal Statement: A professional goal statement describing the applicant’s professional background, motivations for seeking a graduate education in this specialty area, why the current program is an ideal fit, and career/research aspirations. 
  • Three letters of recommendation: At least two must be from a person with direct knowledge of applicant’s academic capabilities (e.g., instructor, research supervisor, advisor, etc.). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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