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Health Promotion


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Student Testimonials

Mandy Aycock

"Whether you want to be a health coach or community educator, manage non-profit organizations or gyms, or coordinate worksite wellness programs, the field of Health Promotion offers versatility in career choice and the University of Memphis Health Promotion program prepares you to take your career as high up as you want to go."

 Mandy Aycock
 

Shanna Clayborn

"The Graduate Health Promotion program prepares you for the field no matter what your previous background is in. The program is also very flexible for those who work full or part time. Most classes are offered online, and the professor’s work hard to keep everyone engaged."

 Shanna Clayborn
 

Evan Gerrard

"The University of Memphis’ Health Promotion program offers information around several different health and fitness organizations, courses on leadership, counseling, fitness instruction, and health habits and ways to apply each of these topics into real life scenarios. I feel as if this program is helping me gain the confidence I need to begin a successful career in the field of health and fitness."

 Evan Gerrard
 

Michael Gratton

"The Health Promotion Program has presented a way to narrow the many career and research opportunities that interested me. My research interests now involve holistic health, motivation and psychological health. Additionally, my background in psychology and counseling was easily integrated within this program and many of its courses."

 Michael Gratton
 

Tara Hill

“After one Health Promotion course I knew this was the right program for me. The curriculum is designed to prepare you for a variety of Health Promotion jobs, the professor’s care about your success and the classes are fun and interactive. If you have a passion for health and wellness and enjoy working with others the Health Promotion program may be right for you too.”

 Tara Hill
 

Maria Luchessi

“The Health Promotion program provided me with real-world experiences in the form of graduate projects, internships, and assistantships, which gave me the experience and confidence I needed to pursue a career as a Wellness Coordinator.”

 Maria Luchessi
 
 

Maddie Meadows

"I graduated from the University of Memphis with my masters in Health Promotion and I am now a student in Occupational Therapy. There is currently a push in Occupational Therapy to combine their interventions with health promotion techniques. Not only do I get to learn something new in my current field, I am able to apply what I gained from the Health Promotion program."

 Maddie Meadows
 

Misty Rackham

"The classes included in the Health Promotion curriculum have been the most valuable learning experiences for me. Classes such as marketing, program development, counseling, aerobic and resistance training, and exercise physiology have all really helped. Actually, all of my Health Promotion classes have been influential in my new career!”

 Misty Rackham
 

Stephanie Rozar

"The Health Promotion program offers a variety of classes that advanced my skills not just in making healthier lifestyle choices, but also in marketing, leadership, and program implementation and evaluation. These are skills that I will need to take with me to my next career or graduate school."

 Stephanie Rozar
 

Laura Todd

“I chose the Health Promotion field because I wanted to work with people. In this field I get to work with so many different people and I get to help make a difference in their life.”

 Laura Todd
 
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