Health Promotion, B.S.

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The healthcare industry is experiencing continuous growth in health promotion and disease prevention.

Impact future generations by maximizing health and wellness in diverse communities through integrative approaches in fitness and lifestyle, community health education, public health, and administration.

NSCA - National Strength and Conditioning Association

Daemen’s specialization program in health and fitness is recognized by the NSCA as an Education Recognition Program.

Program Benefits

  • Professional development coursework builds career skills and prepares students for hands-on experiences such as a career field experience, and local or international health-related community projects.
  • Curriculum combines skill-based health studies with a strong background in the psychological, sociological, behavioral, and business aspects of health care.
  • Coursework helps prepare students for certifications such as the Certified Health Education Specialist through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Health Promotion Specializations

  • Health & Fitness Specialization
  • Community Health (Choose one)
    • Community Health Administration
    • Community Health Education
    • Community Health Principles
Accelerated B.S./M.S. programs

Save money and enter your career faster and more prepared with our accelerated combined bachelor’s and master’s dual degree programs. Options for qualified students include our health promotion undergraduate program with a master’s in public health.

Career Outlook

Graduates of the health promotion program have the opportunity to help others and their community in many ways through impactful work. Our program provides a foundation that prepares students for a wide range of growing professions in health and wellness. 

Popular career options include

  • Public health educator 
  • Community health outreach worker 
  • Community nonprofit organization director 
  • Health care facility administrator 
  • Fitness instructor or personal trainer 
  • Clinical research coordinator

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