Welcome to the new Tulane School of Professional Advancement.
Our name has changed from the School of Continuing Studies but our mission has stayed the same.
A Bachelor of Arts in Health & Wellness at Tulane School of Professional Advancement offers prospective students the first step toward a fulfilling career in health and fitness. Our health and wellness bachelor’s degree program focuses on nutrition, personal fitness, health evaluation, risk behaviors, as well as healthy behavior changes.
This is the perfect field of study for those who want to become advocates for healthy living. Not only are our courses suitable for people just coming into the field, but this degree is also helpful for those who are currently working and want to expand their level of expertise.
The Health & Wellness Program Faculty includes industry leaders who are focused on building personal connections with students and helping them to develop a professional network and practical knowledge. The health and wellness program can also be customized to fit the unique needs of each person. Students can complete the program at their own pace and can choose from courses at all our campus locations and online, when applicable.
Upon completion, professionals with our health and wellness bachelor's degree may work in healthcare or assisted living facilities, for nonprofits or corporations, or even independently. Areas of focus could include nutrition, wellness, stress management, behavioral health, and fitness training. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median expected salary can vary depending on the position, with health educators earning an annual salary of $60,087.
Graduates will be equipped to pursue a number of careers, including the following positions:
To learn more information about the admissions process or to find out if this degree program is right for you, request more information.
|English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing||4|
|Select one course:
Foreign Language or non-Western Culture
|Oral Communications – Select one course:
|Distribution Requirements (at least two disciplines per category)||Credits|
|Designated writing course||3-4|
|Major Core Courses||Credits|
|HLWL 1800 Wellness in Contemporary American Society||3|
|HLWL 2010 Social Aspects of Health||3|
|HLWL 2220 Mind and Body Health||3|
|HLWL 2230 Stress Management||3|
|HLWL 3200 The Human Body||3|
|Select five courses:
|Varies according to minor chosen|
|As needed to total 120 credits|