Discover the features that make the University of Wisconsin-Parkside qualified to offer this innovative degree. Visit the website at www.uwp.edu. UW-Parkside will review your application to ensure that you meet admissions requirements. Upon admission, you will receive instructions on how to register for classes. Your adviser will be available to assist you with selecting your classes.
The Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management is a graduate degree program designed for students who already have a bachelor’s degree. The eligibility requirements are as follows:
- You have completed a bachelor’s degree in any field, with a 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA)
- You have completed prerequisite coursework in:
- Personal Health (or equivalent)
- Anatomy and Physiology or Human Biology (or equivalent)
- Intro to Psychology (or equivalent)
- Elementary Statistics (or equivalent)
- Two (2) letters of recommendation (professional or academic)
- Your resume
- A statement of personal intent (up to 1,000 words) describing your decision to pursue this degree and what you believe you will bring to the health and wellness management field.
- Aptitude tests, such as the GRE and GMAT, are NOT required.
To begin, you must choose as your home campus one of five collaborating University of Wisconsin campuses.
The Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management program has been approved by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents and by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.
To graduate, you must earn at least 36 credits, which include the final capstone course. You must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher for the courses within the MS in Health and Wellness Management curriculum.
UW-Parkside’s Department of Health, Exercise Science and Sport Management in the College of Natural and Health Sciences is the academic home for the major.
ONLINE LEARNING CENTER
The degree is supported by UW-Parkside’s Online Learning Center. You will receive advising and other student services through the center.
Visit the UW-Parkside Financial Aid Office for help completing your application for financial assistance, as well as for general information about the programs available to you to finance your education.
The University Library has a collection of almost 395,000 volumes and a rapidly growing list of electronic resources that are available through the Internet. Over the last three years the “universal borrowing” service made it possible and convenient for our faculty and students to borrow directly from any UW System library, thus greatly increasing the richness of the collection and supporting and furthering the vision “One System, One Library.”
Explore careers at the UW-Parkside’s Career Center:
- Assess your values, skills, and interests
- Take a career assessment in the Career Center
- Network with professionals currently working in an area that interests you
- Job shadow a professional in your desired career field
- Conduct informational interviews
- View current job opportunities to investigate desired skills and educational requirements
- Understand the labor market
- Tap the hidden job market
- Speak with students majoring in an area that interests you
- Speak with a professor who teaches a course that interests you
- Browse through the books in the Career Center
- Speak with a career counselor to discuss your career ideas
Contact the Career Center at 262-595-2452.
Veterans may be eligible to receive benefits from the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs or Veterans Administration (VA). For information about how your military benefits can be applied, contact UW-Parkside’s Veterans Student Page.