Online Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Programs
The online University of Wisconsin Health and Wellness Management bachelor’s and master’s degree programs were developed with advice from industry experts across various disciplines. Program outcomes are specific statements of the things graduating students should know and be able to do, and are based on current industry standards and best practices. You’ll graduate with a competitive edge and confidence that your skills and knowledge will match employer needs and expectations.
UW Health and Wellness Management bachelor’s and master’s degree programs teach different skills and abilities, and offer different program outcomes.
As a graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management you will be able to:
- Demonstrate familiarity with fundamental knowledge of human health, population health, behavior change, and employee benefit design.
- Evaluate the health and wellness status of an organization and propose appropriate policies to promote wellbeing.
- Analyze and evaluate the makeup of organizations, their operations, and the impact of potential change on the individuals within the organization.
- Assess organizational culture and engage management and leadership across levels to encourage the incorporation of wellness in the organization’s vision and priorities.
- Define a culture of wellness and implement applicable programs for the diverse constituencies of a workplace.
- Apply marketing and communications strategies to promote sustainable wellness programs that address identified needs and integrate health information literacy.
- Use technologic tools such as social media, digital health coaching, and mobile applications to support wellness program goals.
- Create a program evaluation plan for wellness strategies.
As a graduate of the Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management you will be able to:
- Demonstrate familiarity with best practices in behavior change facilitation, including the evaluation of lifestyle coaching plans.
- Demonstrate knowledge of ethical and legal issues relevant to health policy and clinical practice.
- Analyze the interrelations among health providers and key stakeholders and understand how these interrelations influence public health systems.
- Determine the impact of current wellness initiatives on an organization’s healthcare costs, and develop strategic and project management plans to improve the programs.
- Demonstrate an understanding of business marketing, including market analysis, evaluation, communication, and promotion.
- Examine customer needs and apply a system approach in successfully addressing those needs.
- Integrate health informatics, information technology, and communication strategies in the design, implementation, evaluation, and replication of best practices to improve program performance.
Find Out More
To find out how the UW Health and Wellness Management program can help you make a difference in a rewarding career, contact an enrollment adviser. Our enrollment advisers are available Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT, or by appointment.