New Online Master’s Degree in Health and Wellness Prepares Graduates for Management Roles in the Health Promotion Industry
As health and wellness programs continue to grow, five University of Wisconsin institutions and the University of Wisconsin-Extension are offering an online Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management degree.
University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Approves New 36-Credit, Online Master of Health and Wellness Management Program
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has granted its approval to offer a 12-course,
36-credit online master’s degree in the increasingly competitive field of health and wellness management.
Since their introduction in the 1970s, the key promise of employee wellness programs has been that they help employers blunt the rising cost of health care, but do they really help organizations manage health expenses and provide the ROI that chief executives demand?
Theresa Islo joins Division of Continuing Education, Outreach, and E-Learning as program manager for Health and Wellness Management program.
Worksite wellness programs have continued to grow in numbers and sophistication since their formal introduction in the 1970s. The rising cost of health care, sweeping national healthcare legislation, and concerns about productivity have spurred demand for such programs.
On Friday, the UW Board of Regents gave the go-ahead to plan for two new collaborative online degrees, pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission.
Students across Wisconsin can now earn a Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management from the comfort of their own home. The new online bachelor’s degree completion program was developed by UW-Extension in collaboration with UW-Stevens Point, UW-La Crosse, UW-River Falls, and UW-Superior.
Especially in the United States, stress in people’s lives often leads to health problems down the road. According to the American Psychological Association, 70 percent of Americans say that work is the leading factor of stress in their day-to-day lives.