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Health and Wellness Management

Programmatic Outcomes

A Student completing the MS in Health and Wellness management will:

  1. Demonstrate effective communication skills for diverse audiences
    1. Demonstrate professional interpersonal skills.
    2. Compose and deliver diverse well-written materials.
    3. Deliver oral presentations addressing current wellness topic(s) for a target audience.
    4. Deliver persuasive arguments based on research, trends, and data.
    5. Demonstrate effective use of technology.
  2. Demonstrate effective organizational development
    1. Demonstrate ability to assess organizational culture.
    2. Use change management practices to shape organizational culture.
    3. Set a clear vision, mission, and strategy.
    4. Exhibit inclusive leadership skills.
    5. Develop and lead effective teams.
    6. Demonstrate conflict management strategies.
  3. Utilize population health tools for wellness management
    1. Evaluate a variety of population health tools for application to diverse audiences.
    2. Apply behavioral economic principles to evaluate wellness promotion programs.
    3. Critically examine current industry programs and trends.
    4. Collect, manage, analyze, interpret and apply population health tools to program specific data.
    5. Utilize best practices in program planning, development and evaluation.
  4. Apply appropriate management practices for organizational wellness
    1. Demonstrate the core management practices of planning, leading, organizing and controlling.
    2. Utilize health care economics principles to inform decision-making.
    3. Develop effective marketing campaigns.
    4. Demonstrate sound financial practices.
    5. Integrate HR principles into management practices.
    6. Apply systems thinking strategies in wellness management.
  5. Effectively navigate the legal and ethical environment of wellness management
    1. Analyze current federal and state laws as they impact wellness management.
    2. Assure organizational policies comply with regulations.
    3. Utilize effective negotiation skills regarding contracts, including RFPs.
    4. Apply principles of ethics in wellness management decisions.
    5. Promote corporate social responsibility.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge in the scientific foundations of wellness
    1. Elucidate determinants of health.
    2. Apply specific or targeted interventions to effectively address identified population health issues.
    3. Model personal wellness.

Assessment Plan

Curriculum Map

Annual Reports
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