MS Health & Human Performance: Health Promotion

Georgia College
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 36

Program Description

The MS Health & Human Performance: Health Promotion is appropriate for students from a variety of majors including, but not limited to exercise science, athletic training, community health, health promotion, physical education, or nursing. The health promotion program is designed to assist students who wish to gain additional knowledge and skills as a health educator working in the areas of primary and secondary prevention of chronic and acute diseases and disorders and in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle. Coursework includes a Kinesiology core (9 hours) and health promotion specialization courses (27 hours.) Part-time enrollment is accommodated.

Admissions Information

The following are elements used to determine eligibility for regular admission:

Minimum upper-level undergraduate GPA of 2.75

Successful completion of an undergraduate statistics course with a grade of C or higher

Submit a letter of application indicating why you have chosen a career in health promotion, your teaching/professional philosophy, and how the program of study meets your career goals

Names and contact information for 2 professional references

Provide a current resume; copies of any relevant, current training certificates, or certification cards