Health, Nutrition, and Wellness

The Health, Nutrition, and Wellness program's major focus is on helping individuals achieve optimal health and fitness while leading more balanced and meaningful lives. This cross-disciplinary degree combines the study of biology, anatomy, physiology, nutrition, fitness assessment, exercise prescription, community health and welfare, and the prevention and control of disease.

Depending on electives completed, there are several excellent career and graduate school options to pursue, including exercise science, public health (MPH), business administration (MBA), recreational therapy (MS), or nutritional science (MS).

Graduates are prepared to work in:

• hospital wellness centers
• medically based fitness centers
• sports performance facilities
• public and private health clubs
• corporate fitness centers
• colleges and universities
• YMCAs and JCCs
• Recreational and athletic sites

Potential jobs include:

• fitness directors, managers, and supervisors
• exercise leaders
• personal trainers
• sports performance coaches