Advocate for the Well-Being of Patients, Families and Communities

Earn Your Health and Wellness Bachelor's Degree

As a Health and Wellness Bachelor's degree student, you can expand your impact on patients, families and your community in a variety of healthcare settings from hospitals to clinics, insurance companies and public health agencies. You’ll be able to contribute in growing health careers, such as a community health worker, health educator, health services manager and patient advocate.

Our in-depth, online Health and Wellness degree program is designed to unlock your potential with interactive learning and industry knowledge that enhances your skills and expands your advancement opportunities as a working professional.

This Bachelor's degree-completion program is available with Flex Choice®, which allows you to combine traditional online coursework, self-directed assessments and competency-based education—the best of all worlds, so you can receive credit by demonstrating what you know and can do. Rasmussen College is a national leader in competency-based education, helping to advance this cutting-edge, faculty-led, project-based learning approach that prioritizes your learning over deadlines. CBE gives learners more control over their time, allowing you to move quickly through topics you already understand and slow down with more challenging material—a perfect fit for the busy adult learner! You’ll be able to have the flexibility you need in your life for college. Learn more about our Flex Choice offerings.

The Health and Wellness Bachelor’s degree also prepares you to further your education with the Rasmussen College Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA).

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree-Completion Program 18 Months

Learning Options

You can enroll and receive support from these following campus locations:



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This program is not available at Illinois campuses, but is available online through Rasmussen College Online.


Gain In-Field Health and Wellness Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your online Health and Wellness courses, you can prepare for success promoting the health and well-being of others across a wide range of health career opportunities. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant skills employers seek, including:

  • Holistic Approach to Healthcare

    Prepare to promote healthy lifestyles, preventive healthcare and individual wellness in a variety of settings.

  • Leadership and Management

    Develop leadership skills that help prepare you to lead and manage effectively in any healthcare environment.

  • Public Health Insight

    Gain necessary tangible skills and provide healthcare knowledge on key public health initiatives and concerns as they impact communities.

  • Wellness Advocacy

    Learn to successfully advocate for wellness initiatives while educating the community through a holistic approach that encompasses aspects of behavioral and physical health.

An Immersive Approach to Online Education

Health and wellness professions require skilled engagement with the individuals and communities you serve. That's why we infuse interactive learning into your flexible online Health and Wellness courses. Opportunities like video case studies not only put you in touch with experts in the field—they also give you confidence in your career skills before graduation as a Health and Wellness major.

*This program has not been approved by any state professional licensing body, and this program is not intended to lead to any state-issued professional license. For further information on professional licensing requirements, please contact the appropriate board or agency in your state of residence.

Our Grads Work Across Industries

Graduates from our School of Health Science programs are working for leading industries, including:*

  • Health Systems
  • Hospitals & Clinics
  • Insurance
  • Local & State Government
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Public & Community Health
  • Social Services

117 Years of Successful Graduates

At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.

*Industry information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the industries shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities within these industries will be available.

Health and Wellness Program Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to our Health and Wellness Bachelor’s degree-completion program, students must hold a conferred Associate's degree from an accredited institution as recognized by the Department of Education, or students must have successfully completed 90 quarter (60 semester) credits of college-level coursework with a grade C or higher. In addition to meeting other Rasmussen College admission requirements, you will need to pass a background check.

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How Much Could You Earn as a Health and Wellness Professional?

In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), continuing your education can help you earn a higher salary and advance your career. Here is the average salary and projected job growth for healthcare professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2026)
Community Health Workers$23,620$29,480$37,33018%
Medical and Health Services Managers$56,970$73,710$96,54020%

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed September 13, 2017] Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed December 13, 2017] BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

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At Rasmussen College, we believe higher education should be a successful investment. That’s why we offer affordable options that make earning your degree attainable. See how you can save:

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:

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