Build healthy, equitable organizations and communities.
Society’s health and well-being depends on supportive environments in the areas where we live, work, and play. Acquire the skills and knowledge that empower you to advance our workplaces, communities, and beyond, towards a better future.
In the graduate-level Sustainability and Well-being Certificate, you’ll learn how the principles of sustainability and well-being can create healthier, more equitable communities.
You’ll explore topics, such as:
- Contemporary health and wellness
- Sustainable community design
- How the success of an organization and the well-being of the community intersect
- Tools to assess organizational behavior
- Effective methods for positive change
- How to integrate the metrics of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Courses are completed entirely online, an ideal format for busy professionals. You can watch lectures, participate in online forums with your classmates, and although assignments have deadlines, you can do homework whenever it’s convenient for you—all course content is accessible online from any device.
UW System Collaboration
The graduate-level Sustainability and Well-being Certificate is a joint offering of the UW Extended Campus Health and Wellness Management and Sustainable Management degree programs. This certificate program is a partnership of UW Extended Campus and UW-Green Bay, UW-Parkside, UW-River Falls, and UW-Superior.
Whether online or on campus, University of Wisconsin programs have a reputation for delivering world-class education and student support. Accreditation is your assurance that you will graduate with skills that are relevant to your field and valued by employers. The graduate-level Sustainability and Well-being Certificate is approved by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents and is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Coursework in this certificate focuses on the principles of sustainability related to well-being.
4 Courses. 12 Credits. 100% Online.
- HWM 700 Contemporary Health and Wellness Perspectives
- HWM 770 Behavior and Development of Organizations
- SMGT 750 The Built Environment
- SMGT 780 Corporate Social Responsibility
It is possible to complete a certificate in one year; however, based on work and life commitments, you may decide to take longer.
To be eligible for this certificate, students must meet the following requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree, in any discipline, from an accredited university (min. 3.0 GPA)
- Prerequisite coursework: personal health
Degree-seeking students in the Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management or the Master of Science in Sustainable Management may choose to earn the certificate as an additional credential.
Tuition is a flat fee of $740 per credit whether you live in Wisconsin or out of state. Students enrolling in certificate programs may be eligible for financial aid. Refer to your home campus for more information. Learn more about tuition.
Have questions about UW Health & Wellness Management online programs? Talk to an enrollment adviser.