Online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (Healthy Lifestyles Coaching)
The healthy lifestyles coaching focus combines exercise and wellness, nutrition, and health sciences to provide you with a solid background in preventative health care.
Next start date: 03/08/2021
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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As a student pursuing this major, you will take classes in fitness, nutrition, healthy eating, stress management, cultural aspects of health and research-based practices in coaching. 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 multifaceted nature of the program will provide translatable skills within the healthcare industry. As a graduate of our program, you will be equipped with the competencies to facilitate behavioral change, empower positive changes to improve health, reduce chronic disease risk and enhance an individual’s path to an improved well-being. Rehabilitation, community outreach, and numerous other private institutions need skilled healthcare professionals, therefore the breadth of this major increases your job opportunities. Possible career options include positions as health technicians, educators, coordinators, and healthcare practitioners.
Some of our coaching courses prepare graduates to become a National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC) through the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC).
Looking for an in-person program? Explore the on-campus health sciences degree in healthy lifestyle coaching.
Developing the health workforce of the future
At the College of Health Solutions, students and faculty research solutions to pressing global health challenges while preparing the health workforce of the future. Ongoing partnerships with the medical community offer students access to professional resources and networking opportunities with Mayo Clinic, Banner Health, HonorHealth, Dignity Health and more.
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