The Health and Wellness Studies A.S. degree is designed for students who wish to start a path toward a four-year degree in health education, community health, health and wellness or other associated degrees.

This is primarily a transfer program and aims students toward a bachelor's degree in the health education and community education fields.

The degree is offered through the Health, Physical Education and Exercise Studies Department.

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Career and Transfer Opportunities

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Transfer agreements are in place with the Health Education and Community Health B.S. degree programs at SUNY Cortland and the Health and Wellness B.S. degree at Buffalo State College.

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Salaries vary based on position and degree attainment. Here are median salaries taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (as of 2017): Health Educators and Community Health Worker, $49,810.

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Students who continue on to complete a four-year degree may pursue careers as an elementary health education specialist; high school health educator; district health education coordinator; public health educator; corporate wellness/prevention coordinator.

Get in Touch

Department or program information:

Colleen Ferris
HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND EXERCISE STUDIES DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON
McDonough Sports Complex, Room 219

Program admission information:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.