Health and Wellness Management



Health and Wellness Management at UW-Stevens Point

Designed for busy adults, the UW-Stevens Point online Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management degree prepares you for a career developing and managing wellness programs in a variety of settings, public and private, from health care systems and insurance companies to educational institutions, manufacturers, service and retail industries, community agencies and more.

This is a degree-completion program designed for students who already have some college credits or a liberal arts-based associate degree. You may be eligible for admission if you have completed approximately 60 credits of transferable college credit with a 2.0 or better grade point average (GPA).

Explore Career Opportunities in Health and Wellness Management

Health and wellness managers are uniquely valuable. Employers in nearly every industry, from government to medical to corporate, recognize the benefit of healthy and happy employees. Because of their in-demand skill set and ability to build effective wellness programs, the employment outlook for well-qualified wellness professionals is strong. Job titles in this field vary widely. Some examples include:
  • corporate wellness coordinator
  • wellness/fitness manager
  • health promotions adviser
  • health improvement manager
  • health and productivity analyst
  • health coach
  • director of health promotion
  • community health and wellness director

Get Involved on Campus

Advisers and faculty are just an email or phone call away, and other campus resources such as career assistance and libraries are also accessible to online students. Through discussion boards and group projects, students often form lasting friendships that continue long after graduation.

Gain Experience Outside the Classroom

The final course, the capstone project, is your chance to apply what you’ve learned in the program and get hands-on, real-world experience. Each project is different, tailored to a student’s interests and career goals, and often leads to valuable connections or even job opportunities.

Past capstone students have developed wellness programs for major corporations such as the UW Medical Foundation, initiated health maintenance programs for Marshfield Clinic, UnitedHealthcare, YMCAs, school districts, municipalities, law enforcement agencies, nonprofits and senior living or nursing care facilities.

Meet Your Health and Wellness Management Professors

The faculty and staff members of the School of Health Promotion and Human Development are committed to developing professionals who study, promote and model lifelong wellness for individuals, families and communities, building a stronger, healthier community.

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