Promote healthy lifestyles with your Bachelor of Arts in Health and Wellness from Ashford University. In this program, you will explore personal fitness and health evaluation.
Dr. Erick Cervantes is an Assistant Professor at Ashford University's College of Health, Human Services, and Science. He holds a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR; a Master of Public Health from Tulane University; and a Bachelor of Science in General Science from Oregon State University. Read his full bio.
Online Health and Wellness Bachelor's Degree Program
There is an increasing need for health professionals due to health care reform and an aging and multicultural population. The Bachelor of Arts in Health and Wellness explores the dimensions of health and wellness and their relationship to health status and disease and injury prevention. Through a holistic perspective, you study the implications of positive and negative health practices impacting physical, social, occupational, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and environmental health. You will examine major health risks and diseases affecting contemporary society, and explore the principal ways to promote health and wellness through lifestyle and behavioral change throughout the lifespan.
Health and Wellness Degree Specialization
You may also choose to delve into other areas of health and wellness when you add a specialization to your degree program. A specialization consists of four (4) courses, each worth three (3) credits. These courses are taught online as part of your degree program. For more detailed information, see the Courses tab. Choose the following specialization:
Health Care Informatics Systems
Form your future with your Health Care Informatics Systems specialization. This specialization teaches you to use data to improve the quality of health care.
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Special Terms and Conditions
Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.
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If a health and wellness degree fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.