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College Of Arts And Sciences
Health & Wellness
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Why Study Health & Wellness?

The Academy for Health and Wellness is part of the Undergraduate College of Human Development and offers a minor in Health and Wellness, designed to give students a foundation in the concepts of healthy living and to help students’ select future studies/careers in the health professions. Through this program, which includes a carefully selected internship, students will be exposed to hands-on experience in the areas of health and/or wellness promotion, prevention, and/or education.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Health Professions
  • Health & Wellness
  • Internship

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • How We Eat
  • Cell, Brain, Mind
  • Hormones and Behavior
  • Darwinian Medicine

ADMISSION INFO:

The Health and Wellness minor is open to all undergraduate students and takes approximately 4 semesters (fall/spring) to complete. Students are encouraged to declare the Health and Wellness minor before the start of their sophomore year.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Health & Wellness Practitioner
  • Health & Wellness Editor
  • Health & Wellness Internship
  • Emotional Wellness Coach

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Chara
  • Dotdash
  • Rukus Cycling Studios
  • Lyra Health

Interested in this Minor?

Undergraduate College of Human Development

Chair: Deborah Zelizer

Office: GLS/HDV Center, Rm 119 or SHTM, Rm 418

Phone: (631) 444-6158

College Of Arts And Sciences
Health & Wellness
Back to all Programs

Why Study Health & Wellness?

The Academy for Health and Wellness is part of the Undergraduate College of Human Development and offers a minor in Health and Wellness, designed to give students a foundation in the concepts of healthy living and to help students’ select future studies/careers in the health professions. Through this program, which includes a carefully selected internship, students will be exposed to hands-on experience in the areas of health and/or wellness promotion, prevention, and/or education.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Health Professions
  • Health & Wellness
  • Internship

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • How We Eat
  • Cell, Brain, Mind
  • Hormones and Behavior
  • Darwinian Medicine

ADMISSION INFO:

The Health and Wellness minor is open to all undergraduate students and takes approximately 4 semesters (fall/spring) to complete. Students are encouraged to declare the Health and Wellness minor before the start of their sophomore year.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Health & Wellness Practitioner
  • Health & Wellness Editor
  • Health & Wellness Internship
  • Emotional Wellness Coach

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Chara
  • Dotdash
  • Rukus Cycling Studios
  • Lyra Health

Interested in this Minor?

Undergraduate College of Human Development

Chair: Deborah Zelizer

Office: GLS/HDV Center, Rm 119 or SHTM, Rm 418

Phone: (631) 444-6158

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