School of Health Sciences

Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate

This 18-credit certificate will enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills needed by health and wellness coaches. Using a patient-centered approach, this curriculum provides students a role within the interdisciplinary health care team and collaborative. Coursework emphasizes communication skills, ethical practices, facilitating behavior change, disease management, healing for better health, application of skills and a 3-credit practicum experience with a practicing health coach.

Required Courses

  • HSC /  HED 414 - Foundations of Health Coaching
  • HSC /  HED 420 - Health Coaching and Disease Prevention
  • HSC /  HED 425 - Health, Disease and Healing
  • HED 450 - Facilitating Behavior Change
  • HSC /  HED 458 - Application of Health Coaching Skills
  • HSC 486 - Cooperative Education Career Experience