Master of Science in Health Promotion

Program Length

36 hours

Program Description

The Master of Science in Health Promotion’s breadth of study includes research, formative experiences and scholarly development to prepare for a professional health career. This online degree program is an in-depth examination of Community Health theory, research, and practice in Health Promotion program assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Program topics include current issues, epidemiology, behavior, psychosocial, and socioeconomic factors and determinants influencing Health status.

The MSHP degree includes 36 required graduate credit hours. Two options are available, thesis or non-thesis. The thesis option requires 30 hours of course work and 6 hours of thesis. The non-thesis option requires 30 credit hours of course work and 6 hours of professional project work and Career Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification. For more information, complete our Information Request Form.

Course Start Dates

Fall 2016

August 22 – December 7 (15 weeks)

Tuition and Fees*

Lamar University tuition and fees

*Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action of the Board of Regents or the Texas State Legislature. 

Master Of Education in Health Promotion Advisor

Dr. Barbara Hernandez, MCHES

(409) 880-7725

Additional Program Information

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