Health and Wellness
Be empowered to aspire higher and lead communities to better health through a health and wellness bachelor degree at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Through coursework and real-world experience, you will be prepared for a wide range of opportunities in the health and wellness industry. Between the individual attention you'll receive from professors and the practical experience you'll have in the field, you'll graduate from The Woods with marketable skills and knowledge. With a bachelor of science in health and wellness, you'll be ready to tackle the challenges in a variety of health and wellness careers and beyond. Learn how to understand and promote better health in our major or minor health and wellness program.
In our small, open classrooms, you’ll receive personalized interaction with your professors, have many opportunities to work collaboratively with classmates, and gain hands-on experience, You'll also conduct professional-level research that will prepare you to be a creative problem-solver for the scientific age. All of our faculty members hold terminal degrees in their field and have diverse experience in education, research, and industry fields.
Not only will your coursework explore the specifics of the health and wellness major, it will include a strong foundation in the liberal arts, providing you with a well-rounded education.
Health and Wellness students at The Woods emerge prepared to pursue health and wellness careers in a variety of areas, such as:
- environmental health specialist
- food protection and safety technician
- health promotion and planning developer
- health statistician
- wellness promoter for businesses, colleges, or insurance companies