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Master of Public Health / Health Promotion

Program Details

Liberty University offers a Masters of Public Health degree with a concentration in Health Promotion.  The degree is designed to help graduate students master the skills intrinsic to the field of public health. The impact of a flexible curriculum on busy professional students can lead to career advancement, further education or enhancing society as students gain a rich understanding of public health promotion and nutrition.  

Students will learn the necessary skills needed to manage and educate others, relaying the importance of health and wellness methods that influence individuals, communities, school and workplaces.  The public health degree opens opportunities for students to earn a valuable degree with a useful concentration in health promotion.  Graduates will gain a level of expertise, while enhancing an understanding of the basic nutrition elements and earn credentials.  

The Masters degree in Public Health is a 42-credit-hour program comprised of core courses in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Environmental Health, Administration, Research Methods and Social and the Application of Behavioral Theory.  The health promotion concentration expands on the core courses and introduces students to topics of Principles of Community Health, Health Program Planning and Evaluation and Health Agency Management. 

The program builds on the already-laid foundations of a student's bachelor degree and prepares graduates for careers as health specialists, health educators, school nutritionists and food service advisors.  The program also creates opportunities for career advancement, in the Christian mission areas, establishing a potential platform to enter closed countries, with the effective public health expertise to educate in second- and third-world countries.  As always, Liberty University strives to integrate faith with learning in a professional atmosphere.

Requirements

  • Official college transcripts
  • A 2.5 GPA
  • A bachelors degree

Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.

Disclosure

Liberty University does not engage in unlawful discrimination or harassment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, age, sex, national origin, pregnancy or childbirth, disability or military veteran status in its educational programs and activities. Liberty University maintains its Christian character and reserves its right to discriminate on the basis of religion to the extent that applicable law respects its right to act in furtherance of its religious objectives. The following persons have been designated to coordinate Liberty University’s compliance with certain anti-discrimination laws: Coordinator of LU Online Disability Academic Support at (434) 592-5417 or luoodas@liberty.edu; Director of Disability Academic Support (Residential) at (434) 582-2159 or odas@liberty.edu; Title IX Coordinator at (434) 582-8948 or TitleIX@liberty.edu. Visit for Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.