M.Sc. Online

Health Promotion Management (Online)

American University Washington DC

20 months
21108 USD/year
21108 USD/year
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At Health Promotion Management (Online) from American University Washington DC you'll join the fight against leading causes of death, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes. Become a changemaker and empower people and organizations to choose health-promoting behaviors, make a tangible difference, and emerge as a leader in the field.


At Health Promotion Management (Online) from American University Washington DC you will be trained to target the risks that lead to these conditions and work to improve health outcomes through effective policies and programs. As organizations and policymakers gain awareness of the financial and social consequences of chronic conditions, the need for qualified experts is greater than ever.


  • Community Health Specialist
  • Health Promotions Specialist
  • Director of Employee Health
  • Onsite Wellness Coordinator
  • Behavior Change Specialist
  • Program Health Coach
  • Manager of Regional Wellness Programs
  • Health Coach Consultant
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Director of Screening Services
  • Client Engagement Manager
  • Population Health and Wellness Manager
  • Health Communication Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Science of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Strategic Planning in Health Promotion Management
  • Health Communication
  • Behavior Change in Health Promotion
  • Programming for Health Promotion Management
  • Health Promotion in Healthcare
  • Data Analysis in the Health Sciences
  • Worksite Health Promotion Management
  • Principles and Theories of Evaluation
  • Decision Making and Change Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Our application deadline will change depending on which semester you are applying for. Please contact our online admissions staff for a specific timeline.


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and a satisfactory grade point average. 
  • A 3.0 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate work is recommended.
  • A completed graduate application
  • A $55 application fee
  • Phone interview with an admissions advisor
  • Résumé
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation: one that has insight into previous academic performance and one from a current or former employer for work-related performance
  • Transcripts from previous undergraduate and relevant graduate coursework (if a degree was earned outside the U.S., a course-by-course evaluated transcript is required)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21108 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10554 USD per semester during 20 months.
  • National

    21108 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10554 USD per semester during 20 months.
  • $1708/credit Summer 
  • $1759/credit Fall and Spring


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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