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This program is in the process of relocating to the College of Science. The curriculum described below will change beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year. This page will be updated once the new curriculum has been approved. Contact the department and schedule an appointment with a faculty advisor for more information (Contact ESHP at 561-297-2938 or

The Master of Science (MS) in Exercise Science and Health Promotion is designed to develop the skills and competencies to effectively assess, design, implement and evaluate health promotion programs in a variety of settings.

QM Information:

HigherEd. QM is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online course design and online components.

Some sections of this program’s courses have been reviewed and nationally recognized by Quality Matters as meeting the standards for best practices in online course design and delivery. If a course section has been certified, it will bear the Quality Matters seal.
In order to see if a particular section is QM certified, please click on the links below:

Sample Careers:

Health Promotion is one of the fastest growing areas of employment in the United States. Health educators are employed under a range of job titles such as patient educators, health education teachers, trainers, public health/community health educators, community organizers, and health program managers or coordinators. Most positions in the field require the national professional certification, or Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), which is available through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Career Settings:

  • Social service agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Health clinics
  • Government agencies
  • Schools
  • Health centers
  • University wellness/health programs
  • Corporations/businesses with worksite health programs
  • Hospitals
  • Public health offices at the state and community level

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Degree Details
College College of Science
Degree type M.S.
*Cost per credit
- In State (FL) $371.82
- Out of State (FL) $1,026.81
Credits needed to graduate 36
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* cost per credit and total cost are calculated using tuition per credit and associated fees for the current academic year. It does not include course materials, textbook expenses, and other potential expenses related to individual courses. See academic calendar for our quarter term schedule.
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