The School of Health Sciences and Wellness at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point prepares students to help people live more healthfully in a variety of high-demand occupations. Our students study the science behind health and the art of how to help people get there. With 32 educational opportunities–including undergraduate majors and options, graduate degree programs and certificates at both levels–we have a path for everyone who has discovered their passion for healthy living.
Whether students are zoned in on their academic and career goals or exploring their fit in this area, all students benefit from common curriculum and a shared understanding of the principles that health and wellness practitioners follow, with detailed, discipline-specific training from their major faculty and staff.
Many students in the School of Health Sciences and Wellness are hired before graduation. Find out where these Pointers are starting their careers!
Hailey Kraynik interned at the Greater Green Bay YMCA as a school age child care staff at Langlade Elementary.
UW-Stevens Point alumni live and work all over the world—so if you’re looking for networking opportunities close to a new home or contact info for fellow Pointer in another city, you’re in luck. Looking for a fellow Pointer near you or want to add your pin? Start with our map.
UW-Stevens Point established the first college degree program in wellness in the world, and we continue to be a leader in the field. Our goal is to develop students’ skills that enable mental toughness, optimal physical and mental performance, strong leadership, and goal achievement to build a more adaptive, healthy and resilient workforce that can grow and thrive in the face of challenges and bounce back from adversity.
From introductory courses that let you sample a variety of health fields to hands-on labs, practicums, clinicals and internships that nurture workplace success, the School of Health Sciences and Wellness prepares you to take that first step for a successful career.
Taking your education to the next level is required for many health professions and UW-Stevens Point offers options for your successful advanced degree completion. Our graduate programs are flexible (many 100 percent online), focused on best practices and prepare you for high-level leadership positions.
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