Wellness Coaching Minor

Minor in wellness coaching

Learn the principles of coaching, lifestyle wellness, and physical activity as well as how to teach healthy behaviors and habits. Wellness coaches may work with clients in a variety of areas, including behavior change, stress management, relaxation techniques, time management, smoking cessation, weight loss, or exercise programming.

As a wellness coach, you’ll come to rely on the multidisciplinary training you receive. It’ll play a role in determining a clients’ readiness to change, help them determine short- and long-term goals related to wellness, and guide clients to achieve their goals.

In three years or fewer, depending on your schedule and courses offered, you can earn this credential. 


  • The wellness coaching minor is open to current students, regardless of major, and can be combined with any associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

Minor requirements

  • Complete a minimum of 18 credits in accordance with the specified curriculum.
  • Earn a minimum grade of C in each course.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 overall grade point average.


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