At the University of Central Missouri, our Fitness/Wellness minor will enhance your educational experience, resume and lifestyle. Through specialized coursework, you’ll gain a foundation of knowledge and skills in exercise science, fitness assessment, personal training and nutrition to find success in various health and wellness careers. If you’re considering a career in health care or psychology, for example, an important part of your education may be understanding how establishing healthy behaviors may impact the entire person.
An on-campus Fitness/Wellness minor
With just a few additional courses, you can earn a Fitness/Wellness minor that complements your UCM bachelor’s degree. You’ll be prepared for careers in fitness and wellness through hands-on coursework offered at our Warrensburg campus, with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment available for your use.
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18 students per Fitness/Wellness class
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Prep for personal training certification
Fitness and wellness have an immensely positive impact on almost every aspect of daily living. UCM’s Fitness/Wellness minor gives you the tools and techniques to help others live happy, healthy lives through building and developing effective exercise and workout programs.
Throughout your undergraduate coursework, you’ll be introduced to foundations in human movement and mechanics, as well as the basics of determining readiness for behavior change related to fitness and wellness.
You’ll take undergraduate courses such as:
UCM students who pursue our Fitness/Wellness minor supplement a bachelor’s degree program with hands-on experience and preparation.
From nursing to physical education, kinesiology to psychology, UCM undergraduate students with various backgrounds choose to pursue a Fitness/Wellness minor. You’ll gain a firm foundation in fitness and wellness and how the field can improve your life and the lives of others.
Help others establish healthy behaviors
How will a Fitness/Wellness minor from UCM advance your career aspirations? Use our interactive tool below to explore career options, salary expectations and more.
Did you know that 94% of all UCM undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid? That’s because UCM is committed to keeping your education affordable and accessible.
In addition to general university scholarships, UCM offers many ways to help finance your college education. Discover all the scholarship opportunities available to you by using our UCM Scholarship Finder.
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