Admission requirements

GPA Requirement: 2.00

A student pursuing an undergraduate certificate must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at ASU. Undergraduate certificates are not awarded prior to the award of an undergraduate degree. A student already holding an undergraduate degree may pursue an undergraduate certificate as a nondegree-seeking graduate student.

Program requirements

The certificate requires a total of 24 credit hours. A minimum grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) is required for each course..

Required Courses -- 21 credit hours

CHS 340: Health Theory or NTR 350: Nutrition Counseling (3)
EXW 325: Fitness for Life or EXW 335: Physical Activity and Physiological Concepts (3)
EXW 344: Impact of Physical Activity on Health and Disease (L) (3)
HSC 355: Eating for Lifelong Health (SB) (3)
HSC 440: Health Coaching Concepts and Skills (3)
HSC 441: Applied Health Coaching Techniques (3)
NTR 241: Human Nutrition (3)

Elective Course -- 3 credit hours

EXW 400: Stress Management for Wellness (3)
HCR 303: Assessing Needs, Assets and Capacity for Health Education (3)
HCR 342: Mind-Body and Energy Therapies and Modalities (3)
HEP 241: Health Education Methods for Injury Prevention and Preparedness (3)
HEP 251: Preventing HIV and Substance Abuse (3)
HEP 303: Human Sexuality for Health Education (3)
HEP 350: Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior (3)
HEP 361: Social Media and Marketing for Health (3)
HEP 371: Conflict Management and Mediation and Violence Prevention (3)
HEP 380: Body Image and Wellness (3)
HEP 443: Emotional Health and Interpersonal Relationships (3)
HSC 300: Complementary Health Care (3)
NTR 345: Development of Healthy Cuisines (3)
NTR 348: Cultural Aspects of Food (SB & C & G) (3)
NTR 360: Nutrition Entrepreneurship (3)
PSY 304: Effective Thinking (L) (3)

Prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.

Certification and licensure

The College of Health Solutions prepares graduates for excellence upon entering the workplace. Since certification and licensure requirements vary by profession and from state-to-state, we recommend that you visit the ASU licensure website to determine if your program meets the requirements of individual state licensures or national certifications, as applicable. If you have specific questions, please contact your program director or degree coordinator.