B.S. Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies

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As a Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies major you are a part of an innovative program that prepares you for success in many health care fields. You will learn how to help others improve their wellness through engagement in occupation and promotion in wellness in all aspects. You will gain valuable skills in wellness assessment, learn how to communicate and make recommendations to help people improve their wellness. You will understand human occupation so you can engage others in activities that impact their wellness positively. 

You will have flexible electives so you can study a minor, study abroad and customize your education to expand your interests and prepare for graduate study.

With your broad education in health science and wellness promotion you can prepare for many fields of allied health graduate study. As a Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies student, you can designate if you would like to study to be an occupational therapist, physical therapist or physician assistant and gain guaranteed provisional admission or an interview if you achieve the standards put forth by the specific graduate program. You can also choose to prepare yourself for other health care fields:

To learn more about the program, see the Curriculum or visit the Catalog.