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Morehead State's Bachelor of Arts in Health Promotion program combines classroom learning with hands-on experience to prepare you for a career of helping groups and individuals achieve and maintain wellness. Through a combination of lecture, laboratory assignments and practicum requirements, MSU's health promotion program teaches you both wellness theory and practical skills while preparing students to improve the health of individuals and the community using behavior change strategies. Students in the health promotions program complete an intensive internship prior to graduation. The internships are done in an agency that reflects their professional focus. The health promotion program also prepares graduates to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist certification (CHES) if desired.

Program Requirements

The first step is admission to Morehead State University, see MSU admission requirements.

The Health Promotion program has two options:

Health Promotion Major Course Map-The health promotion major requires students to declare a minor course of study.

Health Promotion Area Course Map-The health promotion major does not require students to declare a minor course of study.


For course lists and additional requirements, please refer to the undergraduate catalog.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program go on to careers that focus on health and wellness education in agencies such as health departments, wellness programs, YMCAs, health care facilities, area health education centers and more.

MSU's Career Services  offers career planning, interview and resume preparation assistance, internship placement, and services to help you find a job after you graduate.

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