Health Promotion and Wellness

The Department of Health Promotion and Wellness (HLPW) offers diverse and flexible programs designed to help students live and promote healthier and more balanced and meaningful lives. 

The HLPW Program at North Greenville University offers a distinctive, innovative program that attracts and meets the needs of students and the community. 

In keeping with the NGU Statement of Purpose, this program seeks to enable students to integrate academic disciplines, Christian lifestyle, and an enriched cultural experience by offering relevant and current coursework with hands-on practicum and internship experiences that produce well-rounded health-promotion professionals for the future.

Students may choose to pursue careers in

  • worksite wellness,
  • hospital-based wellness programs,
  • insurance companies,
  • community health centers,
  • retirement and nursing home wellness programs,
  • commercial and not-for-profit health,
  • fitness,
  • recreation centers,
  • and other related areas. 

Students who receive a B.S. with a major in HLPW may choose to pursue graduate and/or professional studies in

  • Health Promotion,
  • Physical Therapy
  • Exercise Physiology,
  • Nutrition,
  • Health Education,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Health Policy,
  • Kinesiology,
  • Gerontology,
  • Public Health,
  • Medicine

and other health-related professional programs. 

Students interested in graduate or medical school should be aware of additional course work required for admission to these programs that may not be required for the Health Promotion and Wellness major.

If you have immediate questions, feel free to contact