May 25, 2024  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Promotion (MS)

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Requirements for the Degree

The Master of Science in Health Promotion requires 30 credit hours of coursework at the 600- and 800-level, and 3 credits of either an internship or research project. The 30 credits of coursework must include 18 credits of required courses, and 12 credits of advisor approved coursework.

Credit Requirements

  • Core Credits: 18 credits
  • Area of Emphasis: 6 credits
  • Electives (advisor approved): 6 credits
  • Internship or Reseach Project: 3 credits
  • Total required credits: 33 credits

Total in Area A: 18 credits

B. Area of Emphasis

Areas of Emphasis can be related to exercise, social marketing and health communication, nutrition, aging, or another area of interest to a student. Courses that can be applied to an area of emphasis are many, and students are required to meet with their adviser to determine their course selections.


Prior to enrollment in either HLPR 864  or HLPR 868  students must successfully pass a Qualifying Exam.

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