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Health & Wellness

Bachelor's of Science in Health & Wellness

The mission of the health and wellness program is to provide high-quality professionals for employment in worksites such as fitness centers, hospitals, corporations, schools, government, non-government agencies and many other settings in Gordon State College’s primary fourteen-county delivery areas and throughout the state. 

Example career fields include:

  • Healthcare Social Workers
  • Health Educators
  • Health Promotors
  • Fitness Trainers
  • Physical Education Teachers
  • Health and Wellness Program Coordinators
  • Human Resource Wellness Specialists

The degree will also allow recipients to pursue a master's or graduate degree in health-related disciplines.

This general degree is designed to provide students with a foundation in basic sciences, health-related sciences, as well as developing knowledge and skills in healthcare delivery systems, health promotion, health education, and research. Ethical, legal, and cultural issues related to healthcare will be overriding themes throughout the program of study.

The program will be current with the growing area of public and community health and includes offerings in rural health, a Georgia government executive and legislative concern. Program delivery will include online courses when appropriate and traditional in-person classes on the institution’s main campus in Barnesville and the McDonough campus. 

For more information contact Jeff White M.Ed. jwhite@gordonstate.edu