Admission and Program Requirements

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Admission requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  2. A cumulative GPA (of all coursework) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale
  3. Two or more years of experience in the health field (to be determined by the graduate program director)
  4. Submission of a professional statement of work experience and current resume

Program requirements

Required courses (6 hrs)
Course Code Course Title Credit hours
HLH 750 Programming Approaches in Wellness/Health Promotion 3 hrs
HLH 760 Health Promotion Planning 3 hrs
Complete two courses from the following list (6 hrs)
Course Code Course Title Credit hours
HLH 700 Research Methods 3 hrs
HLH 710 Introduction to Health Promotion and Wellness Management 3 hrs
HLH 752 Health Risk Identification and Management 3 hrs
KIN 650 Organization and Administration for the Kinesiology Professional 3 hrs
KIN 667 Physical and Leisure Activities for the Aging Adult 3 hrs
KIN 705 Applied Statistics in Kinesiology 3 hrs
KIN 755 Fitness as Preventative Medicine 3 hrs
HLH 682 Motivational Interviewing for Health Professionals 3 hrs

Requirements for completion of certificate

  1. Maintain a 3.00 GPA on all coursework used toward the certificate. No course with a grade of C- or below can be used for the program.
  2. Completion of all advisor-approved coursework.
  3. Successful completion of comprehensive examinations.