As a student pursuing this major, you will take classes in fitness, nutrition, healthy eating, stress management, and the cultural and political aspects of health and healthcare. You will interact with faculty and professionals who have devoted their lives to teaching and promoting positive lifestyles. This program also emphasizes community integration through nonprofit and for-profit organizations, which provide opportunities for internships. The school falls under the banner of ASU's College of Health Solutions, in the School of Nutrition & Health Promotion, a uniquely interdisciplinary research organization.
The multifaceted nature of the program will provide you with many skills translatable to almost any industry within the healthcare market. Rehabilitation, community outreach, and numerous other private institutions need skilled healthcare professionals, and the breadth of this major only increases your job opportunities. Possible career options include positions as health technicians, educators, coordinators, and healthcare practitioners.