Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health & Wellness Studies

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Lead the Evolution of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

The Integrative Health & Wellness Studies degree prepares students to enhance the health, wellness and well-being among individuals, families, populations and communities. As health educators, graduates of this program will be able to teach integrative health concepts and guide individuals and communities by providing holistic, wellness-focused education.  

The current health care system in the United States is in crisis and there is a national call for a widespread adoption of evidence-based preventative measures. This holistic degree will provide a knowledgeable workforce that speaks the language of conventional health care, while also supporting a shift from a focus on disease to a focus on truly promoting health, wellness and resilience. The importance of a strong public health workforce is increasingly evident across the nation and globally. This degree will prepare students for a career working with individuals as well as working with city, county, state, federal and international public health organizations.

Successful completion of this program qualifies graduates to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam and the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) exam. 

Program Highlights 

  • Holistic philosophy: psychological, social, physical, biological and spiritual dimensions 
  • Learn and apply evidence-based disease prevention measures 
  • Explore evidence for plant-based foods and the impact on cell health
  • Discover and examine the body/mind/spirit connection 
  • Choose one or more concentration areas: Wellness Promoting, Health Educating, Health Coaching and Community Organizing 
  • Apply concepts in a field practice setting
  • Gain experience working with local community-based organizations

Career Opportunities 

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Graduates will be prepared to work in public health departments, clinics, hospitals, senior centers, non-profit health organizations, recreation and fitness centers. These opportunities will continue to expand as care emphasis moves from acute care to community care.  

 Opportunities include: 

  • Public Health Educator
  • Health and Wellness Coach 
  • Health Promotion Specialist 
  • Health Education Specialist  
  • Corporate Wellness Coordinator
  • Nutrition and Wellness Coach 
  • Personal Trainer 
  • Fitness Specialist 
  • Wellness Manager 
  • Community Health Worker

Additional Information 

Admission Requirements 

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