The M.A. in Wellness and Lifestyle Management (WLM) is a program for professionals from a variety of disciplines who want to work with clients or students to create and maintain lifestyle changes. The program is designed to prepare graduates to develop and implement wellness and lifestyle change programs in community, hospital, corporate, and school settings.
The M.A. in Wellness and Lifestyle Management program consists of 10 courses and a total of 30 graduate semester hours (s.h.). This is a part-time accelerated program with degree completion possible in 5 consecutive semesters.
The following courses make up the M.A. in Wellness and Lifestyle Management program.
Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.
The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.
Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
Current professional resume
Typewritten statement of professional objectives
Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
Two letters of recommendation
Letters of recommendation should be from professional administrators and include information, which attests to applicant's ability to pursue a graduate degree
Eligible applicants must have successfully completed the following undergraduate foundation courses at an accredited institution before beginning the Obesity & Diabetes Prevention Management (HLTH 37580) course:
INAR 06200 Basic Nutrition
BIOL 10211 Anatomy & Physiology I or BIOL 10212 Anatomy & Physiology II
During the admissions process the M.A. in Wellness and Lifestyle Management Academic Advisor will determine foundation course equivalencies and include information to that effect in the student’s admission letter (if applicable).
Start Dates & Application Deadlines
The chart below details available entry terms for the M.A. in Wellness and Lifestyle Management program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.
Summer 2018 – Module 5
Summer 2018 – Module 6
Fall 2018 – Module 1
Fall 2018 – Module 2
Spring 2019 – Module 3
Spring 2019 – Module 4
Tuition & Costs
Per Semester Hour
Note: This rate applies to academic year 2017/2018 and is subject to change.