Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Share Your Knowledge of Health & Wellness with the World

The study of physical activity, health and wellness and its practical application can significantly impact the health and quality of life for every individual, regardless of age, race, or gender. The health and wellness major prepares students to enter fields related to health and fitness, while providing options for allied health and other medical-related fields.

The health and wellness curriculum prepares students for work in a variety of health-related careers, including a: personal trainer, group exercise instructor. strength and conditioning coach, clinical exercise physiologist, sport dietician and physical therapist, to name a few.

Why Study Health & Wellness at Canisius

  • Emphasis is placed on the development of cognitive knowledge that will adapt to various employment settings in fitness or health-related fields. 
  • Students benefit from taking classes taught by faculty from the Department of Kinesiology.
  • Group and individual assignments go beyond the classroom, and challenge students to apply theories to real-life situations.

Want more information?

Call 1-800-843-1517 to talk to an admissions counselor.

Associated Organizations

American Kinesiology Association      National Athletic Trainers' Association logo