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Welcome!

Welcome to the Clinical Health Promotion and Wellness Coaching Certificate program.

Are you employed or interested in working in the healthcare industry? There is a growing demand for trained specialists in Wellness Coaching to fill new jobs with insurance companies and primary medical care homes.

This certificate program prepares professionals to become specialists in clinical health promotion and wellness coaching in the state of Mississippi and the region.

The Clinical Health Promotion and Wellness Coaching Certificate

  • requires 21 hours to complete
  • features the latest in wellness and health coaching and supports a state-wide initiative to employ these professionals in over 400 Mississippi medical clinics
  • prepares you for new jobs in this field in Mississippi and the nation
  • helps you learn to assist patients with their health goals and work to improve their lifestyle and function

The certificate will also complement the existing Master of Science in Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion with a concentration in Health Promotion distance program by adding a clinical focus. It also will allow those with nutrition or other related degrees to complete a certificate qualifying them for new jobs in this field.

New cohorts begin each spring semester with an application deadline of November 1st.

**This program is currently only available to students residing within the state of Mississippi**

**This program is not completely online. Students are required to complete an on-campus practicum at our Starkville, MS, campus. Students are also required to complete an internship with a specified health care facility within the state of Mississippi.**