The Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management can be earned by completing two semesters (one-academic year) of full-time study or part time in two or more academic years.
Curriculum and Degree Requirements
This master’s program is comprised of eight courses, field-based experience, and a capstone project (32 credits total). The interdisciplinary major includes coursework in the Department of Health Sciences and Schools of Education and Business. The program is designed to give students a foundation in theory and research, as well as emphasis on practical applications. The required field-based experience and capstone project will be selected by the student in collaboration with his/her advisor. Students will have the opportunities to interact with faculty from both health and business fields, as well as to engage in a real-world wellness management projects through their field-based experience and capstone.
Required Core Courses (16 credits):
- Principles of Epidemiology
- Foundations of Health Promotion
- Chronic Disease Prevention
- Effective Managerial Communication (2 credits)
- Leading Effective Teams (2 credits)
Specialized Courses (12 credits):
- Public Health Policy and Management
- Management Planning and Control or Financial Management, Analysis, and Reporting
- Marketing Analysis and Decision Making