Master of Arts - Graduate Certificate Health & Wellness

Find your future in health and wellness – whether you’re interested in health education, health coaching, alternative medicine, fitness or becoming a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). You can earn just your certificate in Health & Wellness. You can also continue your studies and transfer all 18 credits to the MA degree in Health & Wellness. You will only have 18 more credits to complete to earn your MA.

18 Total credits
$748 Cost per credit hour
Aug 30 Next Start Date

Find your future in health and wellness – whether you’re interested in health education, health coaching, alternative medicine, fitness or becoming a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). You can earn just your certificate in Health & Wellness. You can also continue your studies and transfer all 18 credits to the MA degree in Health & Wellness. You will only have 18 more credits to complete to earn your MA.

  • 18 credits taught in 16-week terms
  • Complete in 8 months (full-time) or one year (part-time)
  • January, May, and August start dates
  • HWEL 525 - Applications I
  • HWEL 526 - Applications II
  • HWEL 512 - Disciplinary Foundations I
  • HWEL 513 - Disciplinary Foundations II
  • HWEL 521 - Field of Study I
  • HWEL 522 - Field of Study II
  • A graduate degree (this requirement can be waived in specific circumstances)
  • A personal essay explaining why the certificate is sought
  • Transcripts from prior college and graduate work, with a GPA of at least 3.0
  • One letter of reference that speaks to the applicant’s academic abilities

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