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Wellness and Adventure Education, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Utica, NY, United States
You’re always on the move. You’re energized by working with others and being active. You don’t want a career that involves sitting at a desk all day. Wellness and Adventure Education may be the major for you at Utica College. 
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Overview

The Wellness and Adventure Education program from Utica College prepares students for leadership role in designing and managing fitness and health/wellness programs in either an educational or a corporate setting. 

Taught by accomplished faculty with extensive professional experience in the field, the program offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes foundational courses in biology, exercise science, group facilitation, and education, with advanced experiential learning opportunities in program design, ropes course technical skills, corporate wellness program development, strength & conditioning, health & fitness trainer methods, and much more.

Career Opportunities

The Wellness and Adventure program prepares students for opportunities in fast growing career areas within:

  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor
  • Corporate Wellness Director 
  • Outdoors Adventure/High
  • Ropes Director
  • Team Building Facilitator
  • Health and Wellness Program Coordinator

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biomechanics 
  • Community and Consumer Health 
  • Older Adult Fitness 
  • Health/Fitness Trainer Methods 
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • Outdoor Sports

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    550

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official transcripts (mark sheets) of all secondary and post secondary academic work along with an explanation of the grading system (in English)
  • Tests of English language proficiency
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Offical examination results for school finishing or leaving examinations
  • Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21560 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    21560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21560 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Utica

  • 854 - 1870 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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