Advance your career among professionals who share your passion for improving health outcomes across communities and organizations in American University's online Master of Science in Health Promotion Management program.

You'll learn from faculty active in the field of health promotion as you benefit from their real-world experience promoting wellness everywhere, from corporations to public institutions.

Experience a program recognized by the 2011 Distinguished Academic Program award from the National Wellness Institute and graduate ready to make an impact.

Anastasia Snelling

Anastasia Snelling

Professor, Program Director and Department Chair, Health Studies

Dr. Anastasia Snelling is professor and Chair of American University's Department of Health Studies. She has been a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a registered dietitian for more than 30 years and a fellow in the American College of Nutrition.

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Jolynn Gardner

Director, Public Health Program, Department of Health Studies

Jolynn Gardner is the Director of the Public Health Program in the Department of Health Studies and brings more than 25 years of experience in undergraduate Public Health education and curriculum development. Her research interests include drug abuse education and prevention, healthy nutrition and lifestyle initiatives, and issues associated with stress, change, and loss, particularly among young adults.

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Melissa Hawkins

Director, Public Health Scholars Program, Health Studies

Dr. Melissa Hawkins is the Director of the Public Health Scholars Program in the Department of Health Studies at American University. She brings over a decade of experience in applying public health methodologies to government and private sector challenges.

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Robert Karch

Professor, Health Studies

A member of the American University faculty since 1969, Robert Karch is a full professor in the Department of Health Studies. He is also the founder of the Masters of Science program in Health Promotion Management.

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Amy Trietiak

Instructor, Health Studies

Amy Trietiak is an instructor with the Department of Health Studies at American University with over 10 years of leadership experience in the health and fitness industry. She brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of cardiac rehab, K-12 health and physical education, fitness program management, corporate wellness, and course development.

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Learn more about how AU's faculty can help you advance your career in health promotion. Call 855-725-7614 to speak to one of our admissions representatives, or request more information.