Health Promotion is the science and art of helping people, organizations, and communities change lifestyle behaviors to move toward a state of improved health resulting in decreases in chronic disease and health care costs. To accomplish this objective, students learn the science of health through the study of nutrition, biology, anatomy and physiology, and psychology combined with program planning for health promotion by learning how to assess, implement, and evaluate programs that effectively achieve the outcome of improved health.
Are you interested in:
Establishing and managing wellness programs for employees and their families?
Developing effective media campaigns for emerging health issues?
Helping clients achieve fitness and nutrition goals?
Researching health policy and establishing state and national programs?
Integrating health promotion and disease management activities into the healthcare system?
The Health Promotion Management Program won the National Wellness Institute's Distinguished Academic Program Award. The purpose of the award is is to recognize outstanding academic health promotion and wellness programs that consistently produce high-quality graduates ready to implement wellness programs into a variety of work sites.