Graduate Programs

Health Promotion students in a classroom during student presentations of teaching methods.

Health Promotion: M.S.


The master of science in health promotion prepares professionals for the successful design, implementation and evaluation of health promotion interventions. Students are prepared in the science and art of helping people change their lifestyle and behaviors through a combination of efforts that involve cognitive and behavioral modification, and environmental and cultural change. The program is designed to meet the needs of both traditional graduate students and working professionals, with graduates having the skills and knowledge to work with a wide variety of populations and in diverse settings. The program provides opportunity to pursue specific areas of emphasis within health promotion which can include but is not limited to exercise science, aging, nutrition, social marketing, health psychology, health communications, worksite health or customized study.

Program Concentrations:

  • Health and Disability
  • Health Coaching

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Application Deadlines


July 1: Final deadline to apply


November 1: Regular, space-available

UD Tuition

The 2023-2024 UD graduate student tuition rate per credit hour is $1028.