American University, Health Studies Department

Established in 2015, the Department of Health Studies offers both undergraduate programs in public health and health promotion, as well as graduate degrees in health promotion management and nutrition education. The public health bachelors program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. The Department has passionate and committed faculty, staff, and students who seek a colleague with a strong desire to advance the health of communities. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at www and about the department at


American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.  American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.