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Discover the features that make the University of Wisconsin-Superior qualified to offer this innovative degree. Visit the website at www.uwsuper.edu. UW-Superior will review your application to ensure that you meet admissions requirements. Upon admission, you will receive instructions on how to register for classes. Your adviser will be available to assist you with selecting your classes.
The Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management is a degree completion program designed for students who already have some college credits or an associate degree. You are eligible for admission to this degree if you have completed at least 60 semester credits of transferable coursework with a 2.0 or better grade point average (GPA).
To begin, you must choose as your home campus one of four collaborating University of Wisconsin campuses.
The Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management is a 12-course, 36-credit graduate program designed to prepare you to succeed in organizational wellness.
Admission to the UW Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management program requires:
- A bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a regionally or nationally accredited university and a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. Students with a GPA less than 3.0 may be considered for a provisional admission and should contact an enrollment adviser for more information.
- Your resume.
- Two letters of recommendation (can be professional or academic).
- A personal statement of up to 1,000 words describing the reason behind your decision to pursue this degree, your short- and long-term career goals, and the value you believe you will add to the learning experience of your fellow students. Space for the personal statement is included in the online application.
To begin, you must choose as your home campus one of five collaborating University of Wisconsin campuses.
The Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management program is approved by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents and accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management program has been approved by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents and is pending approval from the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.
Bachelor of Science Graduation Requirements
To graduate, you must earn at least 120 credits, which include the general requirements for the Bachelor of Science and the requirements for the Health and Wellness Management major. You must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher for the courses within the Health and Wellness Management program curriculum.
Master of Science Graduation Requirements
To graduate, you must earn at least 36 credits, which include the final capstone course. You must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher for the courses within the MS in Health and Wellness Management curriculum.
UW-Superior’s Department of Health and Human Performance is the academic home for the Bachelor of Science degree.
Marcovich Wellness Center 1402
UW-Superior, PO Box 2000, Superior WI 54880
UW-Superior’s Department of Business and Economics is the academic home for the Master of Science degree.
Erlanson Hall 301
UW-Superior, PO Box 2000, Superior WI 54880
Distance Learning Center
The major is supported by UW-Superior’s Distance Learning Center, providing degree completion programs for adult learners since 1978. You will receive advising and other student services through the center.
UW-Superior’s Office of Financial Aid helps students understand the financial-aid process and works to provide the best aid package available. More than 80 percent of UW-Superior students receive some form of financial aid.
The Jim Dan Hill Library at the UW-Superior serves as a gateway to the world of information and knowledge. By promoting information literacy, the library becomes an active participant in the teaching and scholarly activities of UW-Superior. It supports the university’s liberal arts mission and encourages learning and the development of lifespan critical thinking skills. Learn more about the library’s services for learners at a distance at Jim Dan Hill Library–Distance Learning or call 1-877-232-1727.
UW-Superior’s Career Services serves to assist all students and alumni in making informed career decisions, providing counseling, training, and the resources necessary to optimize career objectives. Services available to learners at a distance include:
- Assisting students in making accurate self-assessments – identifying skills, interests, values, and personality factors that relate to career choice
- Performing individual and group career counseling sessions
- Developing programs to provide career information
- Conducting career planning assistance for students and alumni – résumés, cover letters, interviewing, job search strategies, networking
- Assisting students with graduate school selection and the application process
- Coordinating Annual Career Fair and Etiquette Dinners
- Providing an online career tool system in which students and alumni can view job postings and post their résumés
- Maintaining a career library
- Publishing a daily job vacancy bulletin on the Internet
Veterans and current Reserve or National Guard members may be eligible to receive benefits from the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs. Disabled veterans may be eligible to enroll under a special vocational rehabilitation program administered by the VA.
For more information on benefits for veterans visit the Veterans FAQ Page.
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