Degree Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in wellness management prepares you to manage and facilitate health and wellness initiatives in a wide variety of settings. Nursing homes, hospitals, corporations, and government agencies have seen the effects a wellness program can have on their residents and employees which is creating an increase in demand for wellness managers.

Coursework

The required coursework accomplishes the major objectives of the wellness management program including:  understanding the major health problems that face Americans and the role that corporate and community wellness programs play in addressing these problems; planning and development of comprehensive wellness programs; establishing effective wellness programs; facilitating, teaching, and promoting wellness program content areas; managing and directing staff, facilities, and budgets of wellness programs; and applying health care economic principles to community, corporate, and hospital wellness programs.

Internships

The wellness management degree culminates with a 400-hour professional internship. The internship will be conducted in a corporate, community, or hospital setting under the instruction and supervision of a qualified and experienced wellness professional.

Careers in Wellness Management

Work as a wellness manager in a variety of settings:

  • Nursing homes
  • Hospitals
  • Corporations
  • Government agencies

Or continue your education with a graduate degree.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree(s) available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Catalog Entry

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Length 120 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall and Spring
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

View the Wellness Management brochure (.pdf)

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer I: May 15
  • Summer II: June 15