LHU Offers New Online Master of Health Science Degree

June 5, 2014-Lock Haven University is proud to announce a NEW online Master of Health Science degree which includes concentrations in health promotion/education and healthcare management. It will prepare graduates for leadership and management positions in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, community health centers and nonprofit health and human services settings. The program will be delivered online and via interactive videoconferencing.

The Master of Health Science (MHS) will facilitate the attainment of advanced knowledge and skill, improve the student’s ability to educate and manage in health related institutions, and contribute to research.  Graduates of the MHS program will ultimately be prepared to make measurable and meaningful contributions to the health of individuals, communities, and organizations through gaining the knowledge of health education and promotion theory/delivery, research and leadership.

This degree also enables individuals who are certified, licensed, or registered to complete an advanced program in order to pursue a career within leadership roles in healthcare professions, and to implement health education and promotion within a variety of settings.

This new online program joins the existing master degree programs which include Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Sports Science, Educational Leadership, Teaching and Learning, and Alternative Education.  Find out more about LHU’s online master’s degree programs at www.lhup.edu/graduatestudies

Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.