Health and Wellness

The health and wellness services emphasis will prepare students for application to clinical or graduate programs in fields such as public health, accelerated nursing, or health education and promotion. The health and wellness services emphasis may also prepare students who have appropriate work experience as an undergraduate to work in fields such as health and human services non-profit organizations and corporate health promotion and wellness programming. The health and wellness emphasis services area includes 20 hours of core required courses, general education, professional emphasis requirements and required electives that complement the student’s pathway. In addition, the health science program requires an internship that is appropriate for a student’s career goals. Examples of internships for the health and wellness services emphasis include: study abroad in India or South Africa, health promotion, physical fitness and nutritional services through WELLAWARE at Boone Hospital Center, Safe Kids Columbia, and Case Management at Lutheran Family and Children’s Services.

Common Career Paths

You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: