Concord University Offering Master of Arts in Health Promotion

For Immediate Release: 
Mar 22 2012

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312,


ATHENS, W.Va. - Concord University will offer a new Master of Arts in Health Promotion Program beginning August 2012.

The Master of Arts (MA) in Health Promotion is a 33 credit hour online program that will prepare highly trained health educators to meet the health needs of society in a variety of work settings, including community and public health agencies, worksite health promotion programs, schools, and other health organizations. This proposed program is designed for professionals who want to enhance their skills in promoting health strategies that will lead to improved disease prevention.

The MA in Health Promotion Program is appropriate for those with undergraduate degrees in a variety of areas including health education, health promotion, public health, sociology, psychology, allied health fields, and environmental health studies. Potential students must be proficient in computer literacy and writing skills, be a self-directed learner, possess leadership skills, enjoy working with people, and have a passion for health for themselves and others.

Contact Dr. Cheryl Barnes, interim director of Graduate Programs, at 304-384-5148 ( for further information. Information may also be found at