Student resources

Interest tracks for graduate school preparation and/or jobs

By carefully selecting your electives or minors you can leverage your wellness management degree as a starting point for a master's degree and/or specific career. Students should check specific colleges/universities for detailed requirements and pre-requisites. For more detailed information: Explore Health Careers.

Graduate school

MPH (master's in public health)
No specific pre-requisites
GPA> 3.0 the higher the better
GRE

Physical therapy (PT) or occupational therapy (OT)
MAT 158/Statistics
Biology and lab (4-8 cr)
Chemistry and lab (8 cr)
Physics and lab (8 cr)
In addition to PSY 100-
Child/adolescent/adult/abnormal and/or developmental psychology (3-9 cr)
800-1000 health care related volunteer hours
GPA 3.3 > the higher the better
GRE

Accelerated BSN in Nursing for non-nursing majors (i.e. Utica College in Syracuse, LeMoyne, SUNY Downstate)
ZOO 305 AND ZOO 306 Anatomy & Physiology I/II
BIO 310 Microbiology (pre-req=CHEM 212 and BIO 120 or 213, or Instructor Permission)
MAT 158 Statistics
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 100 Introductory Sociology
PSY 320 Developmental Psychology
CHEM 111 w/ lab (will soon require MAT 104 as a pre-requisite) (some schools require CHEM 212 w/ lab)

MSN in nursing for non-nursing majors:
Microbiology
MAT 158/Statistics
Developmental psychology
The human anatomy, human physiology and microbiology courses must have been taken within 5 years of application.
GPA> 3.0 the higher the better
GRE

Physician's assistant (PA)
Biology and lab (8 cr)
Chemistry and lab (4- 8 cr)
Organic chemistry w/lab or biochemistry w/lab
Microbiology w/lab
Genetics
2 English courses ( 1= composition)
Statistics
Medical terminology
800-1000 health care related volunteer hours
GPA> 3.0 the higher the better
GRE

MS nutrition/dietetics:
Biology and lab (8 cr)
Chemistry and lab (4- 8 cr)
Organic chemistry
Physiology
Statistics
Biochemistry
GPA> 3.0,  the higher the better
GRE

MS exercise science:
Biology and lab (4-8 cr)
Chemistry and lab (4- 8 cr)
Physics and lab(4-8 cr)
Calculus
GPA> 3.0 the higher the better
GRE

MS sport/fitness management:
No specific pre-requisites

MS wellness management
No specific pre-requisites
GPA> 3.0 the higher the better
GRE