Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Wellness Coaching
This 36-credit Master of Science degree program, with the major being Exercise Science and Health Promotion, offers a unique concentration in Wellness Coaching. The concentration was developed in concert with Wellcoaches®, a premier provider of Wellness Coaching education. Wellcoaches® is a well-established, international education provider with a rich and respected history in Wellness Coach Training. This concentration provides students the opportunity to become a Certified Health and Wellness Coach, the foundation for a career in Wellness Coaching. The Health and Wellness Coach Certification is endorsed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
The Wellness Coaching concentration is offered in a 100% online format, as are the other concentrations of the Exercise Science and Health Promotion program. A subtle difference does exist within the Wellness Coaching concentration though as students will be required in two courses (PRF 714 and PRF 754) to participate in a synchronous component via the telephone. Wellcoaches® provides education the world over and is able to manage different time zones and associated matters. These phone meetings will take place on a weekly basis throughout the semester. In the event a student is unable to attend one of the weekly sessions, the sessions will be archived for future use. All students will have continued access to the archived sessions as well.
The exercise science and health promotion online program can be completed in 12 consecutive months attending full-time or 17 consecutive months attending part-time.
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Full-Time Course Sequence:
Part-Time Course Sequence:
Below is a recommended framework of courses for completing the degree.
Get a description of each of Cal U's wellness coaching courses from our Course Catalog here.
Core Courses24 Credits
|PRF 700||Orientation to Exercise Science and Wellness||3|
|PRF 701||Advanced Topics in SAQ and Endurance Training||3|
|PRF 705||Industrial, Clinical, and Corporate Wellness||3|
|PRF 715||Business and Entrepreneurship in the Fitness Industry||3|
|PRF 720||Essentials of Human Movement Science||3|
|PRF 770||Exercise Physiology: Assessment and Exercise Prescription||3|
|PRF 760||Leadership and Professional Development||3|
|PRF 765||Nutrition for Peak Performance||3|
Wellness Coaching Concentration12 credits
|PRF 714||Health and Wellness Coaching Competencies||3|
|PRF 754||Health and Wellness Coaching - Facilitating Change||3|
|PRF 784||Current Topics in Wellness Coaching||3|
|PRF 840||Research in Health and Wellness Coaching||3|