Wellness Coaching Certificate Requirements
|XSCI 2120||Principles of Fitness and Lifestyle Management||3|
|XSCI 2200||Nutrition for Sport and Exercise||3|
|XSCI 2060||Sport and Exercise Psychology||3|
|or XSCI 4500||Theories of Behavioral Change|
& XSCI 3705
|Physiology of Exercise|
and Physiology of Exercise Lab
|or XSCI 3510||Applied Exercise Physiology|
|XSCI 4230||Applied Fitness Development for Aging and At-Risk Populations||3|
|XSCI 4010||Health Coaching Concepts and Skills I||3|
|XSCI 4020||Health Coaching Concepts and Skills II||3|
- Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.
- Grade C- or higher in each course.
Wellness Coach Certificate Program Learning Outcomes
At the successful conclusion of this program, students will be able to:
Demonstrate approved “best practices” for communicating effectively and empathetically with clients, potentiating health and wellness behaviors.
Assess strategies for facilitating behavior change by empowering the client to self-discover values, resources, and strategies that are individualized and meaningful.
Develop skills to empower clients to become expert in navigating their own life, based upon personal preferences and past experiences.
Identify risk factors for chronic disease, commonly used biometric measures, and current lifestyle recommendations for optimizing health, recognizing potential imminent danger and medical red flags, and to know when and how to refer to another health care professional.