Jul 12, 2024  
College Catalog 2024-2025 
College Catalog 2024-2025

Health & Wellness Coaching, Certificate

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The Health & Wellness Coaching Certificate is a collaborative process that is structured and supportive and provides expertise for the coach in guiding and supporting clients on their journey for long lasting health behavior changes. Our program provides you with comprehensive health and wellness tools resources, and coaching skills specifically based on the six dimensions of wellness and a multicultural competency model from the National Wellness Institute. This collaboration between coach and client offers the opportunity to create, motivate and surpass limitations in achieving self-directed and lasting lifestyle changes using options, obstacles and action plans. The coach will provide a positive and respectful environment that honors the client as the expert of themselves. Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching Certification exam.

Suggested sequence*:

Credit Hours Required: 16

Semester 1

Semester 2

*Course sequence may be modified to meet your needs

Health & Wellness Promotion - Additional Program Information

Program Options
Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science Health & Wellness Promotion, AAS   62  
Certificate Health & Wellness Coaching, Certificate   16  


Contact Information
Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Tina J. Allor 586.445.7497 allort@macomb.edu South Campus
Professor Paul Bondurant 586.445.7483 bondurantp@macomb.edu South Campus
Administrative Assistant Jennifer Ross 586.226.4770 rossj@macomb.edu Center Campus

Program Description:

The Health and Wellness Promotion AAS degree offers a great foundation for various health-related fields. It is a broad and practical education in multiple domains of health. This enables the student to explore different career paths in the field of health and wellness as well as continuing their education in the fields of community health, public health, health education, health and wellness promotion and more. It will provide the student the opportunity to find work in entry-level positions as well as preparing them for transfer programs at a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree that will lead to a variety of health-related careers.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Create lifestyle and behavior modification programs based on current scientific literature.

2. Utilize multiple communication strategies to interact collaboratively within various area of the community.

3. Apply current professional, legal and ethical standards as it pertains to the Health and Wellness field.

4. Outline the components of a well-designed health promotion program.

5. Evaluate the roles within various settings of Community, Public and School Health education.

Career Opportunities:

Transfer Pathways:

We Work Hard to Make Transferring Easy!

Macomb Community College is a great place to start if your goal is to earn a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. Whether you are already considering a specific transfer destination/program or have not yet decided on a major, Macomb’s Office of Articulation and Transfer provides you with and helps you explore a variety of transfer options.

Transfer Opportunities

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