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$399 / Credit Hour

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The Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Wellness prepares students to develop and facilitate wellness programs and initiatives for businesses, hospitals, schools and other organizations. The program emphasizes strategies and practices to enable individuals and communities to maintain health behaviors and increase control over their health. Learn to develop wellness programs, design community health education curriculum, implement organizational change and capacity building for improved wellness and advocate for health promotion.

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Quick Facts

  • Program Delivery Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 124 total hours (up to 75 may be transferred in)
  • Potential Career Fields: Wellness Specialist, Health Promotion Coordinator, Health Coach, Wellness Educator, Prevention Specialist
  • 2019-20 Tuition Rate: $399 per credit hour (Scholarships and Financial Aid Available)
  • Curriculum: Program Requirements

Sample Course Plan

Semester I

  • HS 200 Exploring Health Care (3)
  • HS 201 Health Care Services (3)
  • BIO 280 Scientific and Medical Terminology (3)

Semester II

  • HED 282 Community & Environmental Health (3)
  • HS 202 Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care (3)
  • HS 212 Faith and Care (3)
  • HS 300 Introduction to Public/Population Health (3)

Semester III

  • HS 340 Trends and Policy in Health (3)
  • HED 312 Nutrition, Health, Human Performance (3)
  • HS 330 Health Aging and Society (3)
  • HS 350 Applied Statistics for Health Sciences (3)

Semester IV

  • HS 400 Human Behavior and Health Interventions (3)
  • HS 410 Health Promotion and Programs (3)
  • HS 470 Guided Experience: Internship (3)
  • HS 475 Capstone Project (3)