Bachelor’s Completion

A bachelor’s degree in Health and Wellness helps prepare you for careers that encourage people to live healthier lifestyles.

This degree requires an associate degree from a regionally accredited college in an area of allied health, exercise science, health science, massage therapy, or similar field. Professional licensure, certifications or training may serve as a foundation to this degree, upon approval by Academic Affairs.

Degree Program Details

An overview of what we offer, what you’ll learn, and how to get started.

  • The Emerging U.S. Health Care System
  • Community, Culture, and Health
  • Law and Ethics for Health Care and Human Services
  • Health Care Policy
  • Statistics or Strategic Data Analysis
  • Human Biology
  • Physiology of Wellness
  • Issues in Women’s Health or Diseases of the 21st Century
  • Nutrition Concepts and Controversies
  • Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Integrative: Project in Health, Human Services or Wellness

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Students will

  • Identify and use evidence to guide planning and decision making in professional settings in health and wellness.
  • Analyze two or more legal, ethical, and policy contexts that shape health and wellness systems.
  • Use a systematic approach and higher order thinking in responding to health related issues and societal needs.
  • Apply scientific knowledge to health promotion.
  • Integrate knowledge of culture and an appreciation for diversity in health related endeavors.
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication strategies to establish collaborative relationships with individuals, members of multidisciplinary teams, and other health and wellness stakeholders.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate health and wellness strategies.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning in pursuit of excellence in the practice of a health and wellness profession.
  • Regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
  • Available fully online with select on campus courses.
  • Affordable tuition.
  • Top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report for our online bachelor’s degrees.
  • 84% of our students are transfer students. Making the most of your transfer credits is our specialty.
  • Career counseling is available to all students and alumni. We also extend this service to those considering their college options.
  • Faculty who are subject matter experts that share their real-world expertise to help you apply what you learn to your personal goals and career.
Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis, offering the opportunity to begin studies at Granite State College at any term during the year. Admission is granted to students who earned a high school diploma, completed a high school education in a homeschool setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency. Successful completion of one of the following exams will be required for demonstrating high school equivalency: the GED, HiSET, or TASC.

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Your Prior and Current Learning Counts

Many of our students can demonstrate college-level knowledge gained from military, workplace and volunteer-based training and experiences. We are expert at helping students demonstrate learning and earning academic credit.

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Career Outlook

Job growth continues as people are living longer and need to make healthier choices. This degree can lead to a variety of jobs within health and wellness. Examples include: Public Health Educator, Corporate Wellness Coordinator, Community Health Worker, Health Services Manager, and Health Coaching.