B.Sc. On Campus Online Blended

Health and Wellness Promotion

University of North Carolina Asheville

48 months
34542 USD/year
34542 USD/year
17194 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Health and Wellness Promotion from University of North Carolina Asheville is designed to support students in promoting health in a variety of populations and settings. With a focus on holistic approaches to wellness, our curriculum includes and integrates nutrition, exercise science, mental health, and public health. 


Health and Wellness Promotion from University of North Carolina Asheville students will receive an integrative and holistic educational experience that includes gaining foundational knowledge in human physiology, chronic disease, nutrition, exercise science, mental and emotional health, research methodologies, and public and community health.

Building on this foundation, you will have the opportunity to choose one of three concentrations within the Health and Wellness Promotion major:

  • Health Sciences
  • Public Health
  • General Health and Wellness Promotion


  • Students interested in Health Sciences pursue careers in areas such as physical therapy, nursing, medicine, occupational therapy, neuroscience, counseling, holistic health, nutrition, and exercise science.
  • Students interested in Public Health pursue careers in areas including health promotion and program coordination in and with community-based organizations, public health departments, schools, care facilities, hospitals, businesses, and other entities. Public health graduates also pursue graduate studies in fields such as community health, health behavior and society, epidemiology, health policy and management, mental health counseling, social work and other fields.
  • Students interested in General Health and Wellness Promotion pursue careers in community health, health education, fitness and nutrition promotion, and holistic health modalities in a variety of settings such as non-profit organizations, gyms and fitness facilities, workplaces, educational settings and government agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Science of Physical Activity and Exercise
  • Mental and Emotional Health
  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Community Health Promotion: Theory and Practice
  • Exercise and Sport Physiology
  • Food is Medicine

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application for admission.
    • Non-refundable application fee of $75. This payment does not apply to other university fees.
    • Official high school transcripts, provided by the school, to UNC Asheville’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.
    • Home schooled applicants who are NC residents must submit a copy of the “Home School Eligibility Certification,” issued by the NC Division of Non-Public Instruction. Non-North Carolina residents must submit official documentation indicating the home school is approved to provide instruction. Official transcripts should include the notarized signature of the home school official.
    • Submit SAT and ACT test scores;Two counselor or teacher recommendation forms.
    • 250 word essay or personal statement.
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are required. 
    • Submit the I-20 Packet 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34542 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    34542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34542 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    17194 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17194 USD per year during 48 months.

The annual direct cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, housing and dining services.

Online tuition per credit:

  • In state - 157 USD 
  • Out of state - 743 USD

Living costs for Asheville

1124 - 1870 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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