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healthstudies@american.edu
202-885-3745

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CAS Dean's Office
202-885-2446
Fax: 202-885-2429
collegedeansoffice@american.edu
Battelle-Tompkins, Room 200

CAS Dean's Office
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8012

Health Studies

The Department of Health Studies is educating the future leaders of the public health and health promotion industries. We are committed to improving health and reducing health disparities in the US and around the globe.

Our faculty members are industry pioneers leading innovative research projects in health promotion, public health, nutrition, health sciences, epidemiology, psychology, and policy. Faculty priorities focus on advancing knowledge through research and achieving optimal health for all.

Our students are dedicated to assuming leadership positions within the health promotion and public health industries and improving the health and well-being of individuals, communities, organizations, and societies.

By joining the Department of Health Studies, you will gain the advanced knowledge and skills needed to turn your passion about health into a fulfilling life-long career of helping individuals improve their health and creating health-promoting places to live, work, and learn.

Degrees


Health Promotion

MS, BS, Minor


Nutrition Education

MS, Graduate Certificate


Public Health

BA, BS, Minor