Health Promotion Degree

The UW-Platteville Health and Human Performance, Health Promotion degree plan emphasis prepares graduates to serve as future wellness and fitness career professionals advocating for the development of positive health behaviors and facilitating preventative health care in private, corporate, and public wellness settings.

Health Promotion Internship Opportunities:

Wisconsin - UW-Madison, Strength and Conditioning, Anytime Fitness, Aurora Wellness Center, Aspirus Occupational Health, Athletic Republic, Bloomfield Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Crossing Rivers Health Cardiac Rehab, Digman Fitness, Fort Healthcare, SNAP Fitness. 

Illinois -  GE Health Care Lifestyle Center, Academy of Human Performance, Good Shepard Health, Ogle County Health Department, Galena Art and Recreation Center, Health Solutions at Northrop Gunmman Corp.

Iowa - YMCA/YWCA, Westside Fitness Salon and Spa, Peosta Community Center,Stonehill Wellness, Building Better Athletes.

Pioneers in the Field

Taylor Lorbecki - Interning with the United States Ski and Snowboard Association, Park City Utah.

Jared Siegmund - USA Women's 7 Rugby, Strength and Conditioning Coach

Undergraduate Research:

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Health Promotion Empahsis Curriculum

Within the semester by semester - Health Promotion link below you will see that many of our majors work on building either a Business or Biology minor.  In addition, we are currently working to add a new emphasis in Exercise Science for those individuals who plan to pursue advanced degrees in either Physical Therapy or Athletic Training.

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Contact Information

For information on the health and human performance degree plans, contact Dr. Colleen McCabe, the department chair.

Dr. Colleen McCabe
Department Chair
Office: 110F Williams Fieldhouse
Tel: 608.342.1796

Health and Human Performance
Williams Fieldhouse
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818-3099
Tel: 608.342.1573

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