Health and Wellness Coaching, Certificate of Proficiency

Health and wellness coaching professionals work in government, private, and nonprofit sectors as expert facilitators of sustainable change in mindset and behaviors. Health and wellness coaches are equipped with evidence-based coaching tools to help individuals improve and maintain healthy lifestyles. Students will be prepared to assess, plan, and help individuals implement health and nutrition lifestyle changes. The curriculum provides a solid foundation in essential theories of coaching science and the application of coaching skills, as well as how to assist clients with wellness mapping and practical hands-on mentoring. Employment settings include healthcare facilities, hospitals, state and local health departments, businesses, worksite wellness programs, and a variety of nonprofit organizations. The wellness coaching certificate program at UVU will stack into both the associate and bachelor degrees in Public Health.