Become a health coach and help others

Carlow University’s Health Coach minor is designed for students who seek to work with patients or in a health care setting but not necessarily in direct patient care. Drawing from many disciplines, the minor explores concepts, theories, practices and research that are essential to developing leadership skills to create career-ready leaders who will facilitate positive change in health care delivery.

The minor can improve your career marketability in the growing health care field.

Health coach curriculum

The Health Coach minor, open to any major, consists of 19 credits (4 required, 2 chosen).

Required courses include:

  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Communication and Health Care
  • Health Coach (offered online)
  • Wellness across the Adult Lifespan

Choice of two from the following:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Intro to Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Counseling or Introduction to Case Management
  • Management in Health Services
  • Narrative Writing in Healthcare
  • Networking in the Community
  • Organizational Communications
  • Respiratory Care Education
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