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MASTER OF ARTS IN HEALTH PROMOTION DEGREE AT CONCORD UNIVERSITY RECEIVES RECOGNITION

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MASTER OF ARTS IN HEALTH PROMOTION DEGREE
AT CONCORD UNIVERSITY RECEIVES RECOGNITION
 
 
ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University’s Master of Arts in Health Promotion degree was recently listed among the 20 Best Online Masters in Health Education programs in the nation by Online Masters. Concord’s program was ranked 14th and was named “Most Flexible.” The program was described by Online Masters as “perfect for busy professionals who want to earn their degrees without disrupting their careers.” 
           
Concord University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Peter L. Viscusi, said, “While we have always known that our Master of Arts in Health Promotion was an excellent program of study, it is extremely gratifying to have national recognition of that fact.  Our quality faculty providing this strong academic program continue to assist people in furthering their careers.”
           
To make this selection, Online Masters spent more than 43 hours of research reviewing every online Master in Health Education program in the United States. Sixteen industry experts, hiring managers, current students, and alumni were consulted to identify 20 of the best programs. 
           
The Master of Arts in Health Promotion at Concord University is a 33 degree hour asynchronous online degree program that strives to develop professionals to fill the health education and promotion needs of the region. The program was created in 2011. A total of 74 graduates have earned this degree and the program continues to grow.  Applications are still being accepted for the 2019-2020 academic year.
           
Health promotion is a growing field. Graduates from this program can find employment in schools, community or public health centers, worksite wellness, hospitals or insurance companies, and many more areas. Careers in health promotion have a faster than average projected job growth according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
           
For additional information about Concord University’s Master of Arts in Health Promotion degree please contact Dr. Jill Nolan at jnolan@concord.edu or 304-384-6327 or visit www.concord.edu/Academics/Graduate-Programs/Master-of-Arts-in-Health-Promotion.aspx
 
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