The Master of Health Science degree is distinguished by its interdisciplinary approach to graduate study. The program of study is based on a core curriculum in health sciences with specialization in health care leadership or health promotion and social change, which permits practicing professionals to assume advanced roles in health promotion and advocacy. The program is fully online.
Areas of Concentration
Health Care Leadership
The Health Care Leadership track prepares professionals to function in leadership positions in a variety of health care environments. Students focus on the economic aspects of health care, human and resource management, and innovative leadership roles. Selected interprofessional experiences provide students with the opportunity to successfully function in a dynamic health care environment.
Health Promotion & Social Change
The Health Promotion & Social Change track prepares professionals to serve as advocates for health at the societal level. Using an interdisciplinary approach to study chronic disease prevention and health promotion, students will be introduced to social issues impacting population health, access and delivery. Courses will explore and analyze how human actions, cognitions, communication, and environment affect health, chronic disease, social relationships, and quality of life around the world and across the lifespan. Students will learn how to promote healthy lifestyles through education, assessing needs, counseling, developing and implementing programs, evaluating the impact and outcomes of health-promoting strategies, and influencing policy
Office of Graduate Admission
Allen Hall, 4th Floor
2001 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205