Health and Wellness PromotionAssociate in Applied Science (AAS)
Are you looking to make a career out of your interest in wellness? Mid-State’s new Health and Wellness program may be the best fit for you!
As a Health and Wellness Promotion program graduate, you will be groomed to design, develop, and implement health and wellness promotion activities with the goal of maximizing quality of life and reducing or preventing the occurrence and recidivism of illness and injury. Graduates will also support individuals, organizations, and communities with health and wellness initiatives, and implement and maintain lifestyle change through educational campaigns incorporating health and wellness promotion concepts and behavior modification interventions.
Growing interest in the promotion of health and wellness as a means to prevent and combat acute and chronic illness has led to expanding career opportunities. The Affordable Care Act is expected to further increase demand for individuals who can support health and wellness related programming to prevent and treat disease.
- Behavior Modification Specialist
- Community Engagement Specialist
- Community Health Worker
- Fitness Manager
- Health Guide
- Health Promoter
- Health Promotion Coordinator
- Prevention Specialist
- Well-Being Specialist
- Wellness Coach