Designed for working adults with real-world experience, the University of Wisconsin Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management will strengthen and expand your knowledge of corporate wellness and health promotion. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared for high-visibility leadership positions in which you can change lives on an organizational level.
Why choose UW Health and Wellness Management? You will:
Increase your impact in a field that makes a difference in people’s lives.
Learn high-level wellness and management techniques that inspire lifestyle change across a corporation.
Benefit from a flexible, 100 percent online program that fits into your busy life.
Gain a competitive advantage in a fast-growing field.
Learn from top University of Wisconsin faculty at UW-Green Bay, UW-Parkside, UW-River Falls, UW-Stevens Point, and UW-Superior. The multi-campus partnership allows us to hand pick the expert faculty who are most excited about health and wellness.
Engage with faculty and fellow students on an online discussion board.
Course highlights include lessons on change management, program budgeting, legal and policy issues, strategic planning, systems thinking, marketing, and communication–the skills hiring managers are seeking in wellness professionals.
"The wellness career outlook is positive and growing. From fitness-focused careers to corporate wellness planning, job trends within the industry are constantly changing and developing. In many companies, wellness is managed by human resources, giving candidates with a health and wellness degree an opportunity to take the reins and broaden or expand the programs."
— Stephanie Pereira Da Silva, health & wellness manager for Kimberly-Clark Corporation and UW Health and Wellness Management advisory board member