The Health Promotion and Wellness major is unique to the Lehigh Valley in offering students a comprehensive liberal arts-based education focused on the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of health and health care. This major will prepare students to help people improve and maintain their health and well-being in business, community, and health care settings. Some career paths may include health coaching, smoking cessation programs, weight management programs, wellness programs in retirement communities, and in corporate wellness programs.
The Health Promotion and Wellness major is an interdisciplinary, integrative program of study grounded in the liberal arts that focuses on the biological, psychosocial and spirituality aspects of health and healthcare. The program teaches students how to live healthier lives and how to teach others to do the same, with the goal of ultimately contributing to a culture of wellness.