Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management
The online Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management is a 60-credit degree completion program built to prepare returning adult learners for careers developing and managing wellness programs in a variety of settings, from corporate businesses and community agencies to insurance companies and medical practices.
First offered in 2012, the curriculum teaches students about health and health issues, health and wellness information technologies, strategies for creating health behavior changes, and the considerations involved in creating successful health and wellness programs that enjoy support and engagement from employees and upper management alike.
Tone Up Your Career
Upon graduation, you will be well prepared to find jobs in this field and move up the ranks to a variety of positions, from wellness program manager and worksite wellness coordinator to director of sports, fitness, and wellness. With a University of Wisconsin degree and your passion, the sky's the limit!
Built for Adult Learners
The online Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management is a smart choice for busy adults who want to advance or change careers, but don't have time for classes on campus.
This program brings you:
- Relevant skills. Learn the skills you need to design, implement, manage, and promote worksite wellness programs that engage employees and effect lasting change within large populations.
- Online flexibility. Study and do homework whenever you like, wherever you have an Internet connection. Courses have no set meeting times and you never need to come to campus.
- Outstanding faculty. Courses are taught by diverse and distinguished faculty from partnering campuses across the University of Wisconsin System.
- Affordable tuition. Whether you live in Wisconsin or out of state, tuition is a flat fee of $390 per credit (60 credits total). Financial aid is available for students who qualify.
- Student support services. You'll have ready access to advisers and faculty by phone and email, and you may take advantage of on-campus resources such as career assistance and libraries.
- A respected degree. It matters to employers where you earn your degree. University of Wisconsin institutions are among the most recognized and respected in the country for delivering public higher education.
- Personal satisfaction. Achieving a major life goal such as earning an undergraduate degree is a valuable source of self-esteem and sets a great example for family members and colleagues.
- Potential for advancement. In many organizations, a bachelor's degree is a requirement for pay raises and promotions to advanced positions. In addition, studies consistently show that people with bachelor's degrees earn more and are more likely to stay employed than those without bachelor's degrees.
To find out more about the Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management and how you can make a difference in this exciting field, call 1-877-UW-LEARN (877-895-3276) or fill out the form at right.