Program

A female U N E student practices using a wheelchairB.S. Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies

As a Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies major you are part of an innovative program that prepares you for success in many health care fields. You learn to assess and promote wellness for people of diverse abilities and backgrounds. You gain powerful skills in stress management, health education, and motivational interviewing. These educational experiences equip you with a framework in human occupation and multidimensional wellness, preparing you to foster individual empowerment and holistic well-being, and be a change-maker in your community.

You can customize your education through flexible electives, enabling you to earn a minor, study abroad, and explore your passions. Service learning, active learning, and interprofessional education are cornerstones of the curriculum.

With your broad education in health science and wellness promotion you are prepared for many health professions graduate programs. As a Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies student, you can designate your intention to be an occupational therapist, physical therapist or physician assistant and earn conditional acceptance or a guaranteed interview if you achieve the academic standards put forth by the graduate program. Contact Admissions to learn more about the Early Assurance Program.

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