Student and Alumni Spotlight

Meet our inspiring students and alumni.

Please note that the former master’s programs in Community Health Education and Health and Wellness Management have merged to create the new in M.S. in Health Promotion and Management. Alumni below are listed with the name of the degree they were conferred at the time of graduation.
M.S., Health and Wellness Management, 2019
Current Job: Center Director
Merrimack Valley Area Health Education Center

“The fellowship helped me stand out when I was interviewing. I believe that having my master’s was a big reason for getting the job.”

M.S., Health and Wellness Management, 2017
Current Job: Wellness Program Specialist II
Akamai Technologies

“Merrimack is such a supportive community. I spent so much time bonding with my classmates in the grad lounge and in my professors’ offices getting school (and life) advice. The community is definitely the best part about Merrimack; you can’t beat it,” Carissa says.

M.S., Community Health Education, 2023
Current Job: Senior Customer Success Manager

“Merrimack is a credible institution with very strong and knowledgeable professors and I was thrilled to come back for my graduate studies.”

M.S., Health and Wellness Management, 2022
Current Job: People Operations Coordinator

“Earning my master’s degree from Merrimack College has not only given me credibility that I am the best of the best in my field, but also confidence in myself.”

M.S., Health and Wellness Management, 2019
Current Job: Project Coordinator
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

“I feel I gained real professional work experience through my fellowship. It provided a framework of what professional life will be like after graduation. From participating and running meetings/presentations to working in teams and individually to reach a common goal, this field experience gave me a feel of what the professional world is like.”

M.S., Community Health Education, 2020
Current Job: Senior Customer Success Manager

“Earning my master’s degree from Merrimack allowed me to broaden my skill set and knowledge in the health and wellness field, and opened opportunities to a variety of different professional avenues.”

M.S., Community Health Education, 2023
Fellowship: Community Wellness Department
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

“Merrimack offers a diverse range of courses and experiences that allow all individuals of their program to find opportunities of interest to them. One of the biggest attractions of the Merrimack master’s program was the opportunity to complete a fellowship. I chose to attend Merrimack as my appreciation and trust in their staff/professors are unlike any other educational setting. It is apparent their devotion to helping you succeed in the future.”

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