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Health and Wellness Career Possibilities

Job OpportunitiesHealth and Community Wellness

There are a number of job opportunities available to our Health and Wellness graduates. Our students go on to work in a variety of areas including school systems, clinical settings, fitness centers, sport facilities, rehab facilities, assisted living, public health, sports nutrition, research, and the military.

Explore the dropdown menu below to learn more about possible careers in health and wellness fields: 

Fitness trainers lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in physical activity.

One link of interest for prospective fitness trainers is the American Council on Exercise

Health Coaches assist individuals to improve their overall health and well-being through behavior change

Wellness coordinators plan, and facilitate health and fitness activities and programs for employees in corporate settings.

For more information about Worksite Wellness, you can visit the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) website.

Health and wellness promoters/educators plan, implement, and evaluate health promotion programs in a variety of settings. Their goal is to help people improve and manage their health through communication, education, policy, systems, and environmental change.

Nutritional professionals share information about healthy foods and balanced diets in non-clinical settings, such as healthy cooking workshops and food education programs.

Athletic Trainers specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating muscle and bone injuries and illnesses that are sport, position, and age specific. 

Physical Therapists assist injured or ill individuals improve movement and manage pain. 

Here is a short YouTube video from EW Motion Therapy that explains more about the role of a physical therapist:

What Do Physical Therapists Do? Primary Duties and Education Requirements

Occupational Therapists assist injured or ill individuals develop, recover, improve, and maintain skills needed for daily living and working through therapeutic use of everyday activities. 

In their Occupational Therapist article, Explore Health Careers gives a breakdown of what to expect when working as an occupational therapist 

Contact Us

For more information, please contact:

Chrissy Knoll, M.S.