Health & Wellness Promotion

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
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Why choose Health & Wellness Promotion?

  • Health and wellness programs are increasingly seen as ways to prevent and combat acute and chronic illness, fueling the growth of career opportunities in this field.
  • Today’s rising medical costs demonstrate that the health of individual Americans affects society as a whole.
  • Interested in earning a bachelor’s degree? For transfer opportunities, visit mstc.edu/transfer.
Health and wellness are increasingly recognized as essential components of a strong society and economy. With today’s rising medical costs, it’s also increasingly clear that the health of individual Americans affects society as a whole. Health and wellness professionals are the agents of change in an important movement that is here to stay.

Program Locations

Marshfield Campus
2600 West 5th Street
Marshfield, WI 54449

Stevens Point Campus
1001 Centerpoint Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494

Online

What You'll Learn

Mid-State’s Health and Wellness Promotion graduates possess a strong foundation in health and wellness concepts across the lifespan. They have the knowledge and skills needed to develop and implement health and wellness promotion activities that seek to maximize quality of life and reduce or prevent illness and injury.

The program will prepare you to support individuals, organizations, and communities with health and wellness initiatives. You will also learn to design, develop, and promote wellness programs and initiatives through a variety of educational campaigns, promotion concepts, and modification interventions. Mid-State is the only college in the Wisconsin Technical College System to offer this primarily online program.

Estimated Entire Program Cost

Cost based on the 2019/2020 academic calendar year.

  • Tuition & Fees: $8,832.40
  • Books: $1,924.34
  • Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $45.00
  • Total Estimated Cost: $10,801.74

Financial Aid Eligibility

This program is eligible for full Financial Aid.

Term: 1
Catalog# Title Credits
10801136 English Composition 1 3.00
10546100 Essential Concepts for Health and Wellness 3.00
10544103 Healthy Aging 3.00
10809198 Intro to Psychology 3.00
10509102 Human Body in Health and Disease 3.00
(15 Credits)
Term: 2
Catalog# Title Credits
10806177 General Anatomy & Physiology 4.00
  • 3.00
10801196 Oral/Interpersonal Communication 3.00
-or- 10801198 Speech 3.00
10546102 Behavior Change for Wellness 3.00
10546101 Nutrition for Healthy Living 3.00
10546108 Group Fitness Instruction 3.00
(16 Credits)
Term: 3
Catalog# Title Credits
10102101 Intro to Business 3.00
10546103 Principles of Physical Conditioning 3.00
10546104 Population Health & Wellness 3.00
10546109 Youth Wellness 3.00
10546110 Mental Wellness and Stress Management 3.00
(15 Credits)
Term: 4
Catalog# Title Credits
  • 3.00
10809196 Intro to Sociology 3.00
-or- 10809172 Introduction to Diversity Studies 3.00
10546107 Health Coaching for the Wellness Professional 3.00
10546105 Program Development, Implementation, & Evaluation 3.00
10546106 Health & Wellness Practicum 2.00
10546111 Wellness Marketing and Entrepreneurship 3.00
(14 Credits)
(60 Credits)

Instructors

CARRIE JAROSINSKI, AAS, BSN, MSN, DNP

Dr. Jarosinski earned her doctor of nursing practice degree in systems leadership from Walden University. A nurse by trade, she has worked with older adults in long-term care and the maternal child health population in public health. To keep her skills current she participates in population health-focused boards and coalitions in the Mid-State district and maintains her wellness practitioner certification through the National Wellness Institute.

“I love to see students maximizing their potential in everyday class interactions and applying their new-found knowledge to further the health of their own community.”

Careers

  • 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

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“This program combines the convenience of online coursework with hands-on learning within my own community. The knowledge and experiences I gained prepared me for numerous jobs in the health and wellness promotion field.”

ALLISON WOOD
MID-STATE ‘16
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI

Choose Your Path

Career pathways help you take your education one step at a time to maximize your investment and make college fit your life. Earn a credential and start using it in the workforce. Continue with another stack of related courses to gain a more advanced diploma or degree.

TransferDual CreditCredit for Prior Learning

Health and Wellness Promotion Pathway