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Health and Wellness Management

School of Health Sciences and Wellness Health and Wellness Management Degree

Graduate Degree

Learn wellness program management plus strategic leadership skills to make a difference in a rewarding career. 100% Online.

In the Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management you’ll learn about contemporary health and wellness perspectives, in addition to the strategic planning and communication skills you’ll need to manage well-being programs that foster healthier lifestyles and promote the value of staying well.

  • Strategic planning
  • Behavior change facilitation
  • Communication and marketing strategies
  • U.S. healthcare systems, including public health, insurance, and healthcare providers
  • Health policy and wellness law
  • Program planning and evaluation
  • Emerging trends in wellness
UW Health and Wellness Management

Why Choose Health and Wellness Management at UW-Stevens Point?

You’ll be qualified for a variety of leadership positions in health promotion, such as senior manager of benefits and well-being, wellness account manager, and employee wellness specialist. As a wellness manager, you can have a significant impact on health outcomes by leading wellness activities that improve personal well-being, work-life balance, and organizational health across all dimensions of wellness.

UW Health and Wellness Management
Health and Wellness Management

Experience UW Health and Wellness Management

Learn about health and wellness management, meet the faculty, read student stories, and more.

UW Sustainability and Well-being
Graduate Certificate

Sustainability and Well-being

UW Health and Wellness Management offers an online Sustainability and Well-being Graduate Certificate. The certificate is an ideal way to expand your skills and knowledge in a flexible, online format.

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To be eligible for the Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management students must meet the following requirements.
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Download the degree guide for details on admission requirements, tuition and courses.
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Course Schedule

Course availability varies each fall, spring and summer. Course offerings are subject to change due to fluctuating enrollment.
Course Schedule
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Tuition is a flat fee of $750 per credit whether you live in Wisconsin or out of state, and financial aid is available for students who qualify.
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Who is the program designed for?

The Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management is an ideal choice for adult students seeking to advance their career in health promotion who need the flexibility an online program offers. Work experience and educational backgrounds among our students range from those in an entry-level wellness role, such as wellness coordinator, to other healthcare-related and wellness professions, to those with general business, human resources, or other experience seeking a career in health and wellness management.

By the Numbers

US Dollars750
Cost per Credit

UW System Collaboration

Health and Wellness Management

The Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management is a partnership of UW Extended Campus and UW-Green Bay, UW-Parkside, UW-River Falls, UW-Stevens Point, and UW-Superior.

Accreditation and Membership


Whether online or on campus, University of Wisconsin programs have a reputation for delivering world-class education and student support. Accreditation is your assurance that you will graduate with skills that are relevant to your field and valued by employers. The Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management is approved by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents and is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Program Membership

The Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management is a member of:

Meet your Faculty and Staff

Courses in the UW Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management are developed and taught by University of Wisconsin faculty, who either teach our on-campus courses or are industry professionals working in the health and wellness field serving as adjunct faculty.
Kelly Schoonaert

Kelly Schoonaert

  • Academic Director – Health and Wellness Management Master’s Degree
  • Associate Professor – Health Sciences and Wellness
  • College of Professional Studies Diversity Task Force
  • Faculty Athletics Representative
Sallie Scovill

Sallie Scovill

  • Professor – Health Sciences and Wellness
  • Coordinator – UW-Stevens Point Employee Wellness