About the Major

The courses in this major concentrate on helping you develop the skills to help others improve and maintain their health. You will take 14 courses in the following departments: Health and Human Kinetics, Zoology, Psychology, Journalism, and Economics. These courses will teach you necessary coursework in the major and marketing/communication skills that are applicable in the real world. You must have a 2.67 GPA in previous courses to enter this major. In addition, you must maintain certification in adult and pediatric CPR through graduation.

This work prepares you for fields in public health, health program planning, health policy, wellness programs, community health, and dietetics, among others.


Graduate Outcomes

Abigail Walsh '12

Abigail is Wellness Program Analyst at Bon Secours Health System in Norfolk, VA.


Department Contact Info


Edwards Gymnasium
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3725
F 740-368-3751

Department Contact

Chair: Christopher Fink

Secretary: Wendi Kay