Graduate Health Coaching Certificate - Online

Make an impact on the health of others

Share your passion for healthy living by becoming a health coach.

Health and wellness coaches are health professionals from diverse backgrounds who help individuals and groups improve their health by changing their behavior. The health coach work on chronic disease management, risk prevention, health promotion and pursuit of holistic health goals.

Health coaching is growing rapidly in the United Sates and worldwide. Coaching can be offered face-to-face or electronically. Since the passage of the 2012 Affordable Care Act shifted responsibility for patient outcomes to health care providers, health coaches have been hired to handle high-risk patients and to improve general wellness. Employment is continuing to rise. Although there is no state or federal licensing of health coaches, this USJ program provides a quality academic credential.

The certificate consists of the following: This online graduate program builds on the skills of psychologists, nurses, dietitians/nutritionists and exercise physiologists.

Contact us to learn more about becoming a health coach.

Three courses taken in sequence:

NUTR 520 - Foundations of Health Coaching

NUTR 521 - Health Coaching: Process and Skills

NUTR 522 - Health Coaching Applications

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