As a student in Merrimack’s Master of Science in Health Promotion and Management graduate program, you’ll have the option to choose a concentration, which adds focus and highly marketable skills to your program of study.
Health Promotion and Program Management
Prepare for a leading role in corporate wellness, public health, fitness programming and other health-related fields. The Health Promotion and Program Management concentration provides a tightly integrated curriculum in health, wellness, leadership, marketing, administration and policy. You’ll graduate with the well-rounded expertise and perspective required for leadership positions.
Health and Wellness Coaching
Prepare for a rewarding career as a health and wellness coach. Students in this concentration learn and practice evidence-based skills to actively engage clients/patients in various settings to foster lifestyle behavioral changes. In addition to earning their Master’s degree, students also receive a Merrimack College Health Coaching Certificate when they complete 50 coaching sessions with real-world clients as part of the course requirement.
*Note courses specific to the Health and Wellness Coaching concentration are offered only in-person, though you may choose to complete your core courses and other electives online.
Community Health Education
Help individuals, families and whole communities live healthier lives. The Community Health Education concentration offers you the resources, tools and hands-on training to encourage healthy lifestyles. By studying current population health issues and evidence-based professional practices, you’ll learn how to identify community health challenges—and work to solve them.