Health Promotion Degree
Gain Valuable Skills and Experience to Work in Community Health Education
The Health Promotion Program at MSU-Northern prepares you for a variety of careers in the healthcare field by offering an interdisciplinary education in health, sociology, and business. A community health degree readies you to design, implement and evaluate wellness programs in corporate and community settings.
- Earn a multifaceted community health degree that incorporates health and fitness, education, communication, psychology, and business management.
- Gain hands-on field experience through the health promotion program's internship component.
- Develop research and analytical methods needed to assess health and wellness program effectiveness.
- Build a working knowledge of current health issues, business management techniques, and physical education practices.
- Gain real-world experience in community health education and make valuable connections through an internship at a local business or organization.
- Learn alongside other motivated students in small classes that promote discussion and collaboration.
- Learn from teachers are highly experienced in the field of community health education and have worked in a variety of different capacities.
- Be mentored by professors that are effective classroom leaders and committed to student learning and success.
Science and More – Study a broad range of courses that cover topics including biology, personal training, creative problem solving, and marketing.
Comprehensive Training – Prepare for your career with a combination of classroom learning, field experience, and research.
Graduates of MSU-Northern's Health Promotion program pursue employment as health educators, consultants, community health specialists and health coordinators. They find jobs at government agencies, non-profit organizations, hospitals, and community-based organizations. As with a number of healthcare fields, many health promotions jobs are growing at a fast pace, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics.
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