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Health, Wellness and Fitness, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Menominee, WI, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Health, Wellness and Fitness (HWF) at University of Wisconsin Stout offers two concentrations to provide you with the skills and expertise to build a rewarding career as a health promotion specialist, health educator, community health workers, health educator, corporate wellness coach and health researcher.
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Overview

Our multi-disciplinary approach includes two field experiences and allows you to focus your studies in a particular area of interest. Both concentrations in the Health, Wellness and Fitness (HWF) program at University of Wisconsin Stout offer hands-on experiences and business management skills that will give you a competitive edge when entering the profession or pursuing a masters degree.

The Health and Wellness Promotions concentration will prepare you to:

  • establish health education and nutrition programs within businesses, fitness organizations and community organizations.
  • consult within the health insurance industry on corporate health and wellness programs.
  • effectively address public healthcare issues, disease prevention and health issues related to the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol. 
  • prepare for Health Promotion Specialist certifications.

The Fitness Professional concentration will prepare you to:

  • understand the psychological dimensions of fitness and wellness and help individuals cope with stress and other common life adjustments throughout their lifespan.
  • manage a health and fitness organization and inspire people to make a health-generating change.
  • develop a career as a head athletic trainer, resident athletic trainer or sports medicine coordinator for fitness programs, health clubs and community recreation programs. 
  • become eligible for certification as a strength and conditioning professional or as an individual and group fitness instructor.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • We encourage you to apply as early as possible.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community Health                         
  • Rehabilitation and Chemical Dependency                            
  • Health Care Dilemmas & Decisions for Families                  
  • Community Nutrition
  • Sports Nutrition               
  • Personal and Group Exercise: Theory and Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • We recommend using our online application or the Common App as the easiest and fastest way to apply. You can begin the application any time and save your progress to come back to it later
  • The $100 payment includes $50 application fee and $50 international processing fee
  • The English Proficiency requirement may be waived for applicants from English-speaking countries
  • Please submit a formal written statement or an official bank statement certifying that either you or your sponsor has sufficient funds
  • Please submit your academic records from all secondary and higher education institutions you've attended
  • Send a copy of your official/attested academic records translated into English, as well as the original document

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9463 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9463 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Menominee

  • 1328 - 2210 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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