Workplace wellness can change lives. Learn the skills you need to start an exciting career in health promotion.
The online Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management can be the credential you need to start or advance your career in the health promotion field, and it is an ideal choice for adult students who need the flexibility an online program offers.
The curriculum prepares you for a career leading effective wellness programs in a variety of settings, from corporate offices and manufacturing plants to insurance, healthcare, and community agencies.
21 Courses. 61 Credits. Online.
You will learn core wellness management skills including health literacy, population health, program planning and evaluation, employee benefit design, organizational change management, and communication strategies. Explore the program curriculum and course descriptions.
As a graduate, you’ll be confident in your ability to manage comprehensive well-being programs that foster healthier lifestyles and promote the value of staying well. Explore health and wellness management careers.
I was amazed by how relevant UW Health and Wellness Management courses are to my career. Skills I learned in the courses helped me tremendously as I moved into a management role for the first time. —Terrae Weatherman, 2018 graduate, UW-La Crosse
The online learning format offers working students a flexible, convenient way to pursue their degree. Because the coursework in the program is entirely online, you can 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. At the same time, you will have ready access to success coaches and faculty by phone and email, and you may take advantage of on-campus resources such as career assistance and libraries.
You’ll earn your degree from the University of Wisconsin, one of the largest and most widely respected public higher education systems in the country. And the multi-campus partnership means you’ll learn from expert faculty from across the UW System with strong connections to the industry.
See a Graduate’s Story
Learn about the UW Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management program from one of its graduates.
The UW Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management is a bachelor’s degree completion program designed for adult learners seeking advanced education who have:
- an associate degree or approximately 60 credits of transferable college credit with a 2.0 or better grade point average (GPA)
- prerequisite coursework: introduction to psychology, introduction to biology, introduction to public speaking, composition II
UW campus equivalents or other college/university equivalents may be substituted. Learn more about transferring credits.
If you have an associate degree or equivalent coursework, aptitude tests, such as the ACT or SAT, are not required for admission.
Educational Paths to the Degree
If you still need to complete the first 60 credits, you can earn your associate degree online through the University of Wisconsin. Learn how one student earned her Associate of Arts and Science degree through UW-Flexible Option before enrolling in the Health and Wellness Management program.
Need to complete a prerequisite course before applying? Online courses are available through UW Independent Learning.
If you are not sure whether you meet these requirements, or which courses you need to take to satisfy prerequisites, please contact an enrollment adviser by phone, 1-877-895-3276, or email email@example.com.
Tuition and Financial Aid
Tuition for the program is a flat fee of $440 per credit whether you live in Wisconsin or out of state, and financial aid is available for students who qualify. Learn more about tuition and financial aid.
The UW Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management is approved by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents and fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The UW Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management is a partnership of UW Extended Campus and UW-La Crosse, UW-River Falls, UW-Stevens Point, and UW-Superior.
Although you will take courses taught by faculty from all partner campuses you will apply to a “home” campus. Your home campus is the institution from which you will receive financial aid, advising, career services, and your diploma. This is an online program, but your degree and transcripts will be identical to those earned by on-campus students.
Have questions about UW Health & Wellness Management online programs? Talk to an enrollment adviser.