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Academic Year: 2021-2022

Wellness & Health Promotion Associate Degree

Program Code 105461

For you, wellness is a way of life. What if you could motivate others to make healthy choices and improve their well-being? And earn a living doing what you love? With this associate degree program, you’ll get ready for a career as a wellness coach, exercise trainer, or health promotion specialist. You’ll prepare for employment in health care organizations, insurance companies, corporate environments, fitness facilities, and other health, home, and community settings. Plus, you’ll learn to inspire people to implement positive lifestyle changes.

80%

Graduate Employment

With 80% Employed in Field

Requirements for Program Entry

  • REQUIREMENTS FOR PROGRAM APPLICATION
  • Completed application.
  • High school transcript or equivalent. (For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.)
  • REQUIREMENTS FOR PROGRAM ENTRY
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
  • Attend mandatory registration session and program orientation.
  • Complete caregiver background check and required immunizations. A fee is charged for this service. Additional information will be provided upon acceptance into the program.
  • Complete a Functional Abilities Inventory.

Suggested Skills for Success

  • Students are expected to have entry-level computer skills. It is recommended that students complete basic computer skills coursework if deficient in this area.
Curriculum
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Wellness & Health Promotion associate of applied science degree in the number of semesters shown.
First Semester
Semester Total
15
Second Semester
Semester Total
16
Summer Before Third Semester
Semester Total
6
Third Semester
Semester Total
15
Fourth Semester
Semester Total
15
Total Credits
67

Curriculum Note: Students must earn a "C" or higher in all 10-546-XXX courses. A student who withdraws or receives a grade lower than a "C" in a program course may apply for re-entry into the program. Consideration for re-entry will be at the discretion of the re-entry team and will be dependent on clinical availability.

No final grade lower than a "B" is acceptable in Basic Anatomy. A student who withdraws or receives a grade lower than a "B" in this course may apply for re-entry into the program. Consideration for re-entry will be at the discretion of the re-entry team and will be dependent on clinical availability.

The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an institutional requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program credit requirements.

Course Descriptions