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Health and wellness is a program of study that prepares individuals to assume roles as health/wellness professionals in private business and industry, community organizations, and health care settings. includes instruction in personal health, community health and welfare, nutrition, epidemiology, disease prevention, fitness and exercise, and health behaviors.
School with the highest reported median starting salary ($114K) with a Bachelor's Degree: Touro College
Have completions for general medical and health services changed over time? Increasing completions may mean you'll likely have an easier time finding a school that offers this degree, with the opposite being true as well.
How are students who recently completed a degree in health and wellness doing?
Below is the distribution of starting salaries along with accumulated federal and private education loans across schools that offer a degree in the field health services/allied health/health sciences, which includes
health and wellness.
Distribution: general medical and health services majors' salaries by education level
What is the salary distribution for graduates with a bachelor's ingeneral medical and health services by the level of their highest degree (Graduate degrees may not be in the same field as the bachelor’s)
We only include salary data when the survey error is less than 20%, so you may see only partial information for some categories.
Education level of workers with a bachelor's in general medical and health services
Is a bachelor's degree going to be sufficient to make you competative in the job market? We can look at the education level of workers with a bachelors in this degree to see if there is a likely need for a graduate degree. You'll also want to check out the careers section on this page to where they are employed.
This chart shows the level of education of workers with a bachelor's degree in general medical and health services. The worker's graduate degree may have been completed in a different field.
Context: Graduate degrees in any field by undergraduate ACS degree
About 40% of general medical and health services majors chose to also earn a graduate degree (possibly of a different major). The percentage of general medical and health services majors who also earned a graduate degree is higher than about 69% of other fields.
Top careers for those with a degree in general medical and health services
Following are the most frequent jobs held by people who earned a bachelor's degree in General Medical and Health Services (which combines 3 programs), though may not be limited to just those with a bachelor’s.
The top ten careers for workers with a bachelor's in general medical and health services
Take a minute to interact with this sankey diagram. Follow the top ten jobs held by general medical and health services graduates through to their most hired majors. Learn where it may easiest to find work. Expand the careers to explore other majors that might lead to the job that excites you the most. *For many majors, the top ten jobs don't even include half of graduates!*
What careers hire general medical and health services majors as one of their top 10?
To the left of this diagram, see all careers that hire general medical and health services majors as one of their top 10 majors, and on the right, see what proportion of openings for the jobs on the left are filled by general medical and health services majors.
Explore schools that offer health and wellness degrees and certificates
You can use this table to find schools that offer this program based on location and program level offered. Each entry goes to a school page similar to this one with all our information about that school.
Understanding the columns
The school list includes a few facts about each school that give you an
idea of the educational quality each school might offer:
Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor
suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.
Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students
should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).
Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough
to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.
We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by
full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually.
Offering this program at this level
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149 schools offer this award at any level in the selected area.
Careers for general medical and health services majors
general medical and health services is part of a larger collection of programs: Healthcare Management and Professionals. Is there a different program that's close to general medical and health services that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.