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Eligibility & Admissions

Admission to the UW Master of Science in Health & Wellness Management program requires:
  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • 3.0 grade point average. Applicants with a GPA of less than 3.0 may be considered for provisional admission.
  • UW System application form (apply.wisconsin.edu)
  • $56.00 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended*
  • Prerequisite baccalaureate coursework or the equivalent in the following:
    • Personal Health
    • Anatomy & Physiology or Human Biology
    • Introduction to Psychology
    • Elementary Statistics
  • A personal statement of up to 1,000 words describing your decision to pursue this degree and what you believe you will bring to the Health and Wellness field. Space for the personal statement is included in the online application.
  • Resume: your resume may be uploaded as part of your application or can be emailed to gradstu@uwgb.edu 
  • Two letters of evaluation
    • The Health and Wellness Management letter of evaluation is an electronic form the applicant initiates and sends to two references.  The references must complete the form and email directly to the Office of Graduate Studies: gradstu@uwgb.edu.  Information on this process will be provided to the applicant after the UW System application has been received.  Traditional letters of recommendation are not required.
  • International students will also need to provide the following documentation:
    • A test of English proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS)
    • Course-by-course transcript evaluation from a professional evaluation service currently recognized by NACES (www.naces.org). UW-Green Bay recommends one of the following evaluation services:
    • Please note that this program is entirely online. International students are welcome to apply for and enroll in an online program. However, they are unable to apply for an F-1 or J-1 visa based on enrollment in this program. 

*Official electronic transcripts must be sent to UWGB Admissions at uwgb@uwgb.edu directly from the institution that issued the transcript.

**The MS in Health & Wellness Management letter of evaluation is an electronic form the applicant initiates and sends to two references. The references must complete the form and email directly to the Office of Graduate Studies: gradstu@uwgb.edu. Information on this process will be provided to the applicant after the UW System application has been received. Traditional letters of recommendation are not required.

How to Apply

While you are free to apply on your own, many prospective students find great value in speaking with an enrollment adviser first. Our staff is here to answer your questions, talk with you about your career goals, and help you ensure that this program is a good choice for you.

Step 1

Select a “home” campus from our list of program partners:  UW-Green Bay, UW-Oshkosh, UW-ParksideUW-Stout, and UW-Superior.

Step 2

Apply to your preferred home campus using the University of Wisconsin System Online Admission Application. A nonrefundable $56 application fee is required for most graduate degree-seeking students applying to a UW System institution.

Step 3

Send your resume to gradstu@uwgb.edu, order your official transcripts and initiate your letters of evaluation.