Health and Wellness Coaching
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Health and Wellness Coaching is designed to prepare students for employment as a health and wellness coach. Health and wellness coaches facilitate client-driven goal-setting, self-discovery, active learning, and accountability using behavior change theories. The program is designed to equip students to apply communication and motivational strategies to improve overall health and well-being.
This certificate is designed to prepare students who have completed or are in pursuit of an associate degree for the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching Certification Exam.
Enrollment in an associate degree or permission of Program Director.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the program.
Must have an associate degree to take the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching Certification Exam.
- Develop a client-centered communication style purposed on promoting health, wellness, and overall well-being. (HWC101, HWC290)
- Demonstrate effective, evidence-based coaching strategies to positively impact behavior change and resolve ambivalence. (HWC101, HWC290)
- Develop a working familiarity of current evidence-based recommendations in the areas of health promotion and wellness to support the client in implementing lasting personal lifestyle choices and behaviors. (HES100, HWC101, HWC290)
- Apply the legal and ethical standards of health and wellness coaching. (HWC101, HWC290)
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|HES100||Healthful Living (3) OR|
|Equivalent coursework and/or experience approved by Program Director||0-3|
|HWC101||Health and Wellness Coaching||3|
|HWC290||Health and Wellness Coaching Internship||1|
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