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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 Benefits


  • January or September 2019 start dates 
  • 9-, 12- or 18-month programs
  • No GRE required
  • Hybrid and on-campus classes
  • 32 credits/8 courses


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


  • 100% of students receive generous scholarships
  • Partial-tuition fellowships 


Our fellows graduate in one year with a Master of Science degree. The fellowship offers you a reduced rate of graduate tuition, ranging from 30 - 50 percent savings. To complete the program in one year, you must complete 32 credits within one academic year. Fellowships are offered in the spring and fall terms. 

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


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

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Classes for spring term begin Jan 16, 2019.