Master of Science in Health Promotion Management

  • Program

    The SMU Master of Science in Health Promotion Management is a part-time, two-year program of evening classes that will prepare you to build your career. You'll take health promotion courses taught by the Simmons School of Education & Human Development's industry experts along with rigorous management courses at the Cox School of Business so you gain the skills needed to craft large-scale interventions capable of promoting healthy habits that reduce the risks of chronic disease from diabetes to high blood pressure. As health care spending continues to rise, you'll be poised to drive profits as well as change lives. And you'll learn how to do it in Dallas, home to Fortune 500 companies and businesses invested in community and corporate wellness.

  • Meet the Faculty

    Drawn from SMU’s Cox and Simmons School of Education & Human Development, the Health Promotion Management faculty will help you master the biological, behavioral and epidemiological factors determining health, along with the irrefutable analytics you'll need to make the case for improving corporate wellness. Professors include nationally recognized authorities on organizational behavior, veteran corporate executives and industry consultants.

  • Curriculum

    The two-year master's program blends courses like financial accounting, managerial finance and organizational leadership from the Cox School of Business with SMU Simmons School of Education & Human Development classes in epidemiology, biostatistics and health promotion programming. The bold mix of topics is designed to give you a competitive edge.

  • Experiential Learning

    Your internship will set you up with companies, government agencies and nonprofits, and you'll personally plan and evaluate a health promotion program. The result: You’ll graduate with confidence and some priceless connections to launch your career in this burgeoning field.

  • Admissions

    Applications for the SMU MS in Health Promotion Management are handled by the admissions team at the Simmons School of Education & Human Development.

    For more information, visit the Simmons School of Education & Human Development web site for Master of Science in Health Promotion Management (MSHPM).

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