If you’re a student in the online UW Health and Wellness Management program, summer can save you time.
How much? Consider these two scenarios:
Say, you take two courses each spring and fall semester, and you take summers off. You’d earn your master’s degree in three years and a bachelor’s degree in five years.
Now, imagine you take two courses during each spring, summer, and fall semester. If you did this, you’d graduate with your master’s degree in about two years and your bachelor’s in three and a half years.
Summer matters a lot. Make it count.
You might be a UW Health and Wellness Management student already and want to speed up your time to graduation. Or maybe you haven’t applied to the program yet and want one semester to ease into online learning.
In either case, now is a perfect time to start planning because registration for summer courses opens March 13.
Here’s the list of courses being offered this summer:
HWM 300: Introduction to Human Health
This course introduces issues impacting health today including stress, nutrition and fitness, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, relationships and sexuality, and diseases and disorders. Prerequisite for this course: biology.
HWM 315: Resource Management for Wellness Managers
Examine issues in healthcare including quality of care, healthcare financing and insurance, leadership styles, managing costs, and managing health professionals.
HWM 345: Physical Activity and Nutrition for Wellness Managers
In this course, you’ll learn about professional recommendations and guidelines for physical activity and nutrition, and you’ll design workplace strategies based on this information. Prerequisite for this course: HWM 300.
HWM 370: Understanding and Effecting Health Behavior Change
Learn foundational change theories in order to understand how health behavior change happens. Prerequisite for this course: HWM 300 and introduction to psychology.
HWM 720: Exercise and Nutrition in Health and Disease
This course covers how physical activity and nutritional practices affect prevention, management, and treatment of diseases and conditions such as obesity, cancer, diabetes, and depression. Prerequisite for this course: anatomy and physiology or human biology.
HWM 730: Biopsychosocial Aspects of Health
Study the biological, psychological, and social-environmental aspects of wellness and take an applied focus to learning current theoretical and evidence-based approaches in psychology, integrative medicine, and behavioral economics that impact wellness. Prerequisite for this course: introduction to psychology.
If you’re a prospective student: Apply now for a bachelor’s or master’s in Health and Wellness Management.
If you’re a current student: Register for summer semester after March 13.