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Health and Wellness Management

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:
  • Research Methods I & II
  • Health Promotion: Program Development, Implementation & Evaluation
  • Foundations of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Specialized Courses:
  • Public Health Policy and Management
  • Management Planning and Control
  • Marketing Analysis and Decision Making
Required Capstone Project

Take it to the next level - the graduate level - at Merrimack.