Do you hope to combine your passion for helping others with your interest in a health sciences related career? What major should you choose to create your pathway to success? The Health and Well-being program at West Virginia University will provide you with a flexible track toward a health sciences related career such as nursing, athletic training, physical and occupational therapy or chiropractic. This program offers both an option for students who wish to pursue either a professional degree in health science or an alternative career pathway for those interested in community health and well-being.
The health sciences field is especially diverse, allowing individuals to serve in a variety of roles. The Health and Well-Being major allows you to complete a curriculum that includes foundation courses related to community health while providing a level of customization specific to your career goals. This plan of study was designed to help you tailor your degree program and prepare you for your next step after college graduation.
Students in the Health and Well-being program can opt to pick up multiple related certifications depending upon how they customize coursework throughout their degree. Certifications allow students to provide integral support to communities, campuses and numerous businesses by promoting health awareness. Graduates can work in a variety of settings with different types of clients by supporting healthy habits in several areas, including nutrition, fitness, substance abuse, pregnancy, financial health and environmental health.