School of Health Sciences

Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management

Health and Wellness Management

The Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management at Merrimack is one of only a few select graduate programs in the U.S. that trains students with closely integrated wellness and business curriculums.

Finish in as little as 9-12 months 

Program Format
  • On-Campus
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Program Benefits



  • Cohort model
  • Small classes with personalized attention 
  • Faculty with industry experience

Two Pathways to Completion

Full-time through the Health and Wellness Management Provost Fellowship program.  The fellowship, which links graduate study with nine months of field experience, offers you a reduced rate of graduate tuition of 50 percent savings. The fellowship is offered in the spring and fall terms. 

Full time or part time as a traditional student, working closely with an academic advisor to plan your program and timeline. You may be eligible for the Dean Scholarship.

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Video: Behind-the-Scenes of the Program

Career Opportunities 

Prepare for an exciting career in the public health and health promotion management professions. Successful completion of this program will qualify you to work in positions such as health promotions manager, wellness director, employee health director, public health specialist, health communications director, wellness coach, behavioral health specialist, health informatics coordinator and other related careers. A wide variety of employment opportunities exist in the healthcare and public health settings and in corporations, academic institutions and non-profit organizations.

You’ll find our grads in prestigious jobs such as:
  • Senior Clinical Research Program Coordinator, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Zakim Center Practice Coordinator, Dana-Farber Institute
  • Wellness Program Administrator, Akamai Technologies
  • Sixth Grade Health and Wellness Teacher, Baystate Academy Charter School
  • Associate Executive Director, Merrimack Valley, YMCA
  • Volunteer Coordinator, Muscular Dystrophy Association

Contact Us

For more information on the Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management, contact the Office of Graduate Admission at or 978-837-3563.

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The deadline to apply for spring term is January 9, 2020.