Academics :: School of Health Professions

Wellness

Career Studies Certificate

Purpose

This program is designed to provide both knowledge and skills related to understanding the dimensions of wellness for occupations in the health, fitness, senior health care, health care support and health related non-profit sector. It also provides post-secondary preparation for entry-level health related career opportunities or career advancement. Graduates may continue their studies in the Exercise Science and Personal Training certificate. Specific courses in this certificate provide in-depth knowledge of lifestyle factors that influence personal health status.

Program Objectives

Employment opportunities include entry-level positions in health related non-profit organizations and foundations.

Additional Information

Contact Information

Program Head

Barbara Wright
Associate Professor, Health and Physical Education
bwright@virginiawestern.edu
540-857-7301 | Humanities 116A

B.A. - Glenville State College, 1973
M.S. - West Virginia University, 1974

School of Health Professions

540-857-6019
CSHP 214C

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