Salt Lake City, UT (PressExposure) December 02, 2009 -- Independence University announces Health Services Degree â Post graduation level degrees in Community Health and in Wellness Promotion for those looking for a challenging, career in healthcare.
With the increasing need for maintaining healthy living standards, career opportunities in the healthcare field are growing. The healthcare industry is already growing faster than average, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the earning potential in this field is expected to rise in the coming decade. With the announcement of the Health Services Degrees, Independence University strives to prepare students to meet the needs and demands of this growing market with its Masters of Science degrees in Health Services â Community Health and Health Services â Wellness Promotion.
The curriculum offered by a Masters Degree in Community Health - Health Services is designed to impart knowledge and understanding of multiple facets of community health including management practices, environmental and occupational health, home health, epidemiology, gerontology, women's health, program evaluation and development of health promotion programs. Courses in a variety of areas are presented with a specific emphasis on identifying the special health needs of a community and managing health programs focused on those needs. The Masters in Community Health Degree is designed to prepare graduates for administrative positions within the community healthcare industry. It will also equip students with the ability to evaluate community health concepts in order to be active knowledge-makers in the community healthcare industry.
The Master Degree in Wellness Promotion â Health Services is designed to impart knowledge and understanding of key principles and practices of optimal health and wellness promotion including nutrition, exercise and fitness, community health, addictions, health care planning, marketing and developing, and evaluating health promotion programs. The Masters in Health Promotion (Wellness Promotion) degree prepares graduates for positions as health educators and wellness experts in a variety of settings. Graduates can look forward to active participation and contribution as health and wellness leaders in a variety of settings such as community health centers, retirement and nursing homes, fitness, and recreation centers, and other related areas.
Students will require a high school diploma, a GED, or equivalent to be eligible for the above Health Services degrees.
For details about the programs, call at 1-800-972-5149 or visit http://www.independence.edu to request more information.