Health Promotion/Wellness

Career Opportunities


Graduates in the field of health promotion/wellness are employed in a wide variety of health related careers. Whether located in a corporate, community, hospital or educational setting, professionals are actively involved in facilitating behavior change and promoting healthy lifestyles through

  • Providing screenings including health risk appraisals and risk management tools
  • Implementing programs in fitness, nutrition, health education, stress management, smoking cessation, and behavior change
  • Developing incentive programs, marketing, and public relations campaigns
  • Managing fitness and wellness facilities to provide appropriate activities for participants

Possible Job Titles

Exercise Specialist
Personal Trainer
Exercise Physiologist
Fitness Manager
Group Exercise Instructor
Wellness Center Manager
Health Educator
Health Club Assistant Manager
Community Health Specialist
Wellness Promotion Director
Youth Sports Instructor
Health Screening Specialist
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
Spa Director
Health Promotion Director
Wellness Specialist/Director
Lifestyle Coach
Behavior Change Specialist
Weight Management Specialist

Prepares Students for Future Education in the Following Areas
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Exercise Physiologist
Medical School
Chiropractic Medicine
Public Health

For more information about possible careers in health promotion, check out the following websites:

UWSP Career Services
Wellness Council of America

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