You’ll learn from faculty members and practitioners across various disciplines in this interdisciplinary program—which will prepare you to work as part a diverse team of health care professionals. You’ll also learn to take a whole-person approach to your work, considering all aspects that may affect an individual’s personal health.
“When I talk with students who graduated, they all say the same thing: I view health and my interactions with patiently differently now than I used to. I understand more about the person because of this combination of the natural sciences that Creighton’s health sciences programs bring.”
—Tom Lenz, PharmD | Professor and Program Director, Graduate School
Our nation’s health care system is rapidly evolving. Health care providers are incentivized to produce better patient outcomes and to reduce recurring patient visits. Employers are prioritizing health and wellness in the workplace, aiming to cut costs and increase productivity. Many organizations are now employing health and wellness coaches to help educate and motivate individuals to implement and sustain life-changing healthy behaviors. Earning your master of integrative health and wellness will prepare you for various roles in this growing field.
A program tailored to your career goals and lifestyle
We know that graduate school is a huge investment of your time and money, so we make sure that your investment is a smart one—and one that you can fit in your schedule. This 36-credit program is designed to meet the needs of busy professionals and can be completed fully online at your own pace. For more information about the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching required courses, see the Program Goals and Curriculum section below.
APPROVED BY NATIONAL BOARD FOR HEALTH & WELLNESS COACHING (NBHWC)
The MS in Integrative Health and Wellness is an approved training program by the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching. The objective of the NBHWC certification exam is to provide a minimum standard and measure of foundational competencies for the practice of health and wellness coaching. The national certification provides proficient coaches the credentials to stand apart from coaches who have not received adequate coach training or assessment of their coaching skills and knowledge.
Graduates of NBHWC are eligible for the Health and Wellness Coaching certifying examination.
For further details on how your completion of an Approved NBHWC Program may waive credits, see the Awarded Credit Opportunities section below.