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College of Health Solutions New Degrees

We are proud to offer new programs starting for the 2014 academic year.

Biomedical Informatics, BS

The BS in biomedical informatics provides the computational and analytical skills to translate health data into improved patient outcomes.

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Health Education & Health Promotion, BS

The BS in health education and health promotion provides students with training and prerequisites for certification as a health education specialist (CHES).More Information →

Medical Studies, BS

The BS in medical studies integrates biomedical and social sciences, and prepares students for the new MCAT and post-graduate degree programs.More Information →

Nutrition (Food & Tourism Management), BS

The BS in nutrition with a concentration in food and tourism management prepares students to operate healthy, cost-effective food service operations.More Information →

Public Health, BS

The BS in public health provides students with skills to improve population health through risk reduction, environmental protection and health promotion.More Information →

Science of Health Care Delivery, BS

The BS in the science of health care delivery prepares students to shape better health outcomes at lower costs in our rapidly changing environment.More Information →

Biomedical Diagnostics, MS

The Master of Science in Biomedical Diagnostics is a one year, 30-credit degree program with shared curriculum and courses offered by both ASU and Dublin City University (DCU). The program is delivered online with a focus on the technology, science, business/legal, and application of diagnostics.

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Clinical Exercise Physiology, MS

This degree will prepare individuals for a career as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist, the professional who guides exercise and rehabilitation programs for at-risk and chronic disease clients usually in concert with medical professionals. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is the national association responsible for establishing guidelines and recommendations for exercise testing, prescription and evaluation of research for both health and chronic disease populations. The ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist® (RCEP) Certification is deemed “ACSM’s most prestigious credential - for clinical professionals with a master’s degree who work with clients currently under the care of a physician for cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, orthopedic/musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, or neoplastic immunological/hematological disease,” (ACSM, 2011). This degree will provide the knowledge, clinical experience and skills needed for individuals to successfully complete the registration examination for the RCEP credential.

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Exercise and Wellness (Healthy Aging), MS

This concentration within the Master of Science in Exercise and Wellness prepares professionals in the delivery of physical activity and fitness programs to older adults. Students will gain expertise in theories of aging, impact of aging on functional capacity and motor control abilities, physical activity assessment and programming for older adults, and the importance of lifestyle behaviors, including physical activity and nutritional practices, on successful aging. As the U.S. and global population continues to age, graduates of this program will be well prepared to focus on the physical changes associated with aging and provide skills to help adults stay healthy and physically active as they age.

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Health Informatics, MAS

The Master of Advanced Study in Health Informatics is designed to offer professionals working in the field of health care an opportunity to earn a master level degree on the effective use of information technology, data science, and knowledge representation to impact health and health care. Professionals in non-health fields can also enhance their skills to transition to careers in this rapidly expanding field. Core courses provide a background in clinical informatics, while electives allow one to specialize in focus areas such as data science or mobile health. The degree prepares graduates to enhance their skills for careers in a wide range of health care settings.

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Obesity Prevention and Management, MS

The Master of Science in Obesity Prevention and Management is an innovative, interdisciplinary degree program that draws on a wide array of expertise at ASU to integrate perspectives from the social, applied, life, and health sciences and provides advanced graduate level problem-focused, experiential training that is grounded in evidence and best practices for effective prevention and management of obesity. This degree is geared towards post-baccalaureate students and professionals who wish to advance their understanding of social, cultural, environmental, heath, and psychological issues associated with obesity. The program emphasizes the complex etiology of obesity and includes courses that will enhance students’ ability to work with individuals and populations at risk of obesity to develop effective strategies for prevention and management of the condition across the lifespan.

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Public Health (Administration and Policy), MPH

It is estimated that 250,000 more public health workers will be needed in the U.S. by 2020.* To address the educational need for public health professionals in Arizona, southern California and elsewhere, Arizona State University will host two Master of Public Health (MPH) programs offered by the University of Minnesota. The Public Health Administration & Policy (PHAP) program focuses on managing organizations and influencing policy to improve population health. The program is targeted toward students interested in working with government agencies, nonprofits, or private health care organizations that seek to advance public health.

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Public Health (Nutrition), MPH

It is estimated that 250,000 more public health workers will be needed in the U.S. by 2020.* To address the educational need for public health professionals in Arizona, southern California and elsewhere, Arizona State University will host two Master of Public Health (MPH) programs offered by the University of Minnesota. The PHN program is designed to meet the needs of students who want graduate training in health promotion, disease prevention, program development, and nutrition interventions.

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