Integrative Health and Wellness, M.S.

M.S.-IHW Degree requirements (36 credits):

Required Courses
GRD 601Writing for Graduate Students1
IHW 501Personal Development for the Health and Wellness Coach3
IHW 591Advanced Lifestyle Medicine2
IHW 650Health Behavior Modification3
IHW 651Nutrition for Chronic Disease3
IHW 652Exercise for Chronic Disease3
IHW 653Stress and Sleep Management3
IHW 670Research Methods and Program Design3
IHW 760Advanced Health and Wellness Coaching3
IHW 799Capstone in Integrative Health and Wellness3
Choose one of the following options (9 credits): 9
Option 1
Choose 3 classes from the following electives:
Wholism as a Guiding Principle for Leadership and Well-Being
Health and Wellness Coaching Skills, Techniques, & Tools
Health and Wellness Coaching: Theory to Practice
Directed Independent Study
Practicum in Health and Wellness Coaching
Law and Health Care Ethics
Social and Cultural Contexts of Health Care
Health Communication and Informatics
Health Economics and Finance
Communicating and Leading Across Cultures
Leadership and Well-Being
Introduction to Conflict Engagement
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in the Gerontological Population
Option 2
Health and Wellness Coaching Certification concentration
Required course:
Health and Wellness Coaching: Theory to Practice
Select 6 credits from the following:
Wholism as a Guiding Principle for Leadership and Well-Being
Health and Wellness Coaching Skills, Techniques, & Tools
Directed Independent Study
Practicum in Health and Wellness Coaching
Law and Health Care Ethics
Social and Cultural Contexts of Health Care
Health Communication and Informatics
Health Economics and Finance
Communicating and Leading Across Cultures
Leadership and Well-Being
Introduction to Conflict Engagement
Option 3
Healthy Aging Concentration
Healthy Aging: Concepts and Strategies for a Life Well Lived
Experiential Healthy Aging
Complete 128 volunteer hours at a long-term care, assisted living, independent senior living, and/or in residence with home-care services (ex: Home Instead).
Total Credits36