Why study nutrition, fitness, and wellness at Marian?
Much like physicians write prescriptions for certain types of medicine to treat illness and disease, proper nutrition and physical activity can be prescribed to improve human health and wellness.
Marian's bachelor's degree in nutrition, fitness, and wellness will prepare you for careers in which you'll coach, support, and guide people of all ages and backgrounds to modify their behavior to achieve and maintain optimal health.
- As a graduate of our program, you will be prepared to promote and establish paths to making healthy choices across the human lifespan.
- You'll have the knowledge and skills you need to assess personal health issues, create strategies to improve health, and provide general health and wellness advice and services.
What will you study?
The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Fitness, and Wellness has a broad curriculum that is intentionally interdisciplinary. Your coursework will draw from fields like exercise science, physiology of exercise, public health, psychology, and sociology
The focus of your studies, however, will be behavioral modifications that lead to better health and disease prevention.
Nutrtion, Fitness, and Wellness Sample Four-Year Plan
Nutrition, Fitness, and Wellness Checklist
What certifications can you pursue?
Professional certifications demonstrate that you understand and adhere to the highest national standards in the field. They are valuable credentials that demonstrate your knowledge and competency in your chosen profession.
Upon graduation, you will have the academic knowledge and skills needed to successfully pass nationally recognized certification exams overseen by organizations like the International Consortium for Health & Wellness Coaching, the National Board of Medical Examiners, the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, and the American Fitness Professionals & Associates, among others.
The certifications you might choose to pursue include: