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  • Program Type
    Minor
  • School
    Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences

Explore the many facets of wellness. Enhance your career options and your personal health.

What You’ll Learn

You’ll examine the concept of wellness through multiple perspectives, including the physical, psychological, social, spiritual, emotional, financial, and intellectual. 

Supplement your major.

Students in the wellness minor program with a bachelor’s in biomechanics or exercise science are highly competitive candidates for wellness program coordinator or wellness director positions.

Prepare for medical school.

Our program pairs well with Mary’s pre-med professional concentration.

Continue your study in graduate school.

Wellness coursework prepares students for graduate work in Mary’s master’s programs in athletic training, clinical exercise physiology, kinesiologyrespiratory therapy, and speech-language pathology.

Course Requirements

Please visit our catalog for a list of all courses and credits.

Careers & Outcomes

Employment Trends

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the health care sector will add about 2.4 million new jobs by 2029, higher growth than the average for all occupations and more projected positions available than any other sector.

Career Paths

  • Wellness program director
  • Wellness coordinator
  • Health care professional
  • Educator
  • Health policy advisor

Take Your Next Step in Wellness