Health Behavior Coaching Certificate

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Admission requirements for the Certificate Program in Health Behavior Coaching include:

  1. Sophomore level or higher standing;
  2. 3.0 GPA;
  3. BIOH 201N and BIOH 202N or BIOH 113 pre-requisite or co-requisite; and
  4. letter of intent.

The Student Wellness Program and HHP are collaborating on the Health Behavior Coach Certificate. Staff in the Wellness Program will offer the 2 day training and will be able to monitor whether students have met that requirement prior to receiving their certificate.

Post-Secondary Certificate - Health Behavior Coaching

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 25

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Note: In addition to the courses listed bellow, students must complete or have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.


Core Courses25
Total Hours25

Core Courses

Note: CHTH 494 must be completed for 2 credits and CHTH 498 must be completed for  3 credits

Complete all of the following courses:
CHTH 485Theories of Health Behaviors and Counseling3
CHTH 494Seminar2
CHTH 498Internship3
HTH 370Peer Health Education3
HTH 395Peer Health Practicum1
HTH 430Health and Mind/Body/Spirit3
KIN 201Basic Exercise Prescription3
KIN 483Exercise Disease & Aging3
KIN 484Exercise Disease & Aging Lab1
NUTR 221NBasic Human Nutrition3
Total Hours25

Minimum Required Grade: C-