The Master of Arts in Wellness Promotion program integrates the specialized skills of exercise testing and prescription and program planning for health promotion. Graduates will be effective leaders in health promotion and exercise prescription for any organization that wants to improve the health of its community including worksite wellness programs, university recreation/wellness centers, health departments, YMCAs and other community-based wellness facilities, hospitals, clinics, commercial fitness, community health agencies and wellness websites.
This flexible, online program is designed to assist the working professional who wants to provide a higher level of service to their clients and patients. It is also an ideal program for students desiring a degree that will allow them to begin to help people live healthier lives, prevent illness and injury and reduce the risk of chronic disease. Besides the core curriculum (24 hours), both options will allow the student to choose one of the following for the remaining six hours:
You can choose from a one-year or two-year option.