Health Promotion Degree

Gain Valuable Skills and Experience to Work in Community Health Education

The Health Promotion Program at MSU-Northern prepares you for a variety of careers in the healthcare field by offering an interdisciplinary education in health, sociology, and business. A community health degree readies you to design, implement and evaluate wellness programs in corporate and community settings.

  • Earn a multifaceted community health degree that incorporates health and fitness, education, communication, psychology, and business management.
  • Gain hands-on field experience through the health promotion program's internship component.

Health Promotion Program: Integrative. Comprehensive.

  • Develop research and analytical methods needed to assess health and wellness program effectiveness.
  • Build a working knowledge of current health issues, business management techniques, and physical education practices.
  • Gain real-world experience in community health education and make valuable connections through an internship at a local business or organization.
  • Learn alongside other motivated students in small classes that promote discussion and collaboration.

Health Promotion Program Faculty: Dedicated Mentors. Skilled Educators.

  • Learn from teachers are highly experienced in the field of community health education and have worked in a variety of different capacities.
  • Be mentored by professors that are effective classroom leaders and committed to student learning and success.

Health Promotion Program Courses: Extensive. Relevant.

Science and More – Study a broad range of courses that cover topics including biology, personal training, creative problem solving, and marketing.

Comprehensive Training – Prepare for your career with a combination of classroom learning, field experience, and research.

Career Opportunities for Health Promotion Professionals

Graduates of MSU-Northern's Health Promotion program pursue employment as health educators, consultants, community health specialists and health coordinators. They find jobs at government agencies, non-profit organizations, hospitals, and community-based organizations. As with a number of healthcare fields, many health promotions jobs are growing at a fast pace, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics.


Christopher Busch
  Office: Hagener Building room #218
  Phone: (406) 265-4125

Chad Spangler
  Office: Hagener Building room #223
  Phone: (406) 265-3514