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Online Degree - Health and Wellness Management

Earn a Health and Wellness Management Degree Online at UW-Superior

health-wellness-uw-superior-uwsHealth and wellness is important in your own life. Why not spread it to others? Earn an online degree in health and wellness management at UW-Superior and get:

  • The chance to improve people's lives.

  • Broader career options and advancement in several industries, including corporate, nonprofit, insurance and medical.

  • The skills and knowledge to manage programs that reduce health costs, increase productivity and keep people healthy.

The online Health and Wellness Management degree completion program is jointly taught by faculty from four University of Wisconsin campuses, including UW-Superior. Enrolling through UW-Superior lets you access UW-Superior and UW-Extension advisors and support. Learn more by visiting the University of Wisconsin Health and Wellness website.

If you have an associate's degree or equivalent semester credits and the desire to impact health on a larger scale, this program could be just what you're looking for.

Health and Wellness Management Online Program Highlights

The health and wellness management degree prepares graduates for positions such as the following:

  • Wellness Manager
  • Worksite Wellness Coordinator
  • Wellness Program Manger
  • Director of Sports, Fitness and Wellness

The program covers the seven dimensions of wellness (social, physical, emotional, career, intellectual, environmental, and spiritual) and how they affect our lives. Subject areas include:

  • Human Health
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Coaching
  • Population Health
  • Communication Strategies
  • Technology Literacy
  • Management Strategies
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Ethics and Policy
  • Teaching and Programming

Health and Wellness Management Online Program Features

  • Student Support: Experienced UW-Superior advisors understand your needs, provide support and connect you with resources to get ahead.

  • Convenience: Because all classes are fully online, you complete the program from where you live and work, studying at the time of day that's convenient for you.

  • Quality: Courses in the Online Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Management degree are taught by the University of Wisconsin's excellent faculty.

  • Focus: This 21-course program keeps you on track toward completing your degree.

Our Health and Wellness Management major can be completed entirely online through UW-Superior and our collaborative partners. The 21 course, comprehensive major incorporates curriculum to build the knowledge base and skillset employers are seeking.

Major Requirements
HWM 300: Introduction to Human Health
HWM 305: The Wellness Profession
HWM 310: Changes Across the Lifespan
HWM 315: Resource Management for Wellness Managers
HWM 320: Health and Medical Terminology
HWM 325: Health Literacy
HWM 335: Worksite Health Environment
HWM 345: Physical Activity and Nutrition for Wellness Managers
HWM 350: Research and Statistics for Wellness Managers
HWM 360: Stress and Dependencies and Addictions
HWM 370: Understanding and Effecting Health Behavior Change
HWM 385: Marketing and Communication for Wellness Managers
HWM 405: Survey of Information Technology in Wellness
HWM 430: Population Health
HWM 460: Leadership and Change Management in Health
HWM 470: Assessment and Evaluation for Wellness Managers
HWM 475: Employee Health and Wellbeing
HWM 480: Employee Benefits for Wellness Managers
HWM 485: Health Coaching for Wellness Managers
HWM 495: Health and Wellness Capstone

To view full course descriptions, please visit our 2014-2016 Catalog.

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