LHU offers new online master’s degree

LOCK HAVEN – Lock Haven University will offer a new online master’s degree which includes concentrations in health promotion and 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 major 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 program ultimately will 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.