Admission Requirements: Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management

Admission Requirements: Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management
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Applications to the MS Health and Wellness Management online program are reviewed on an ongoing basis by an admissions committee comprised of program faculty.

Competitive applicants can possess, but are not required to have:

  • an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science, Public Health, Health Science, or related field, or show evidence of undergraduate coursework in areas such as health promotion/disease prevention, wellness, or anatomy and physiology.
  • Applicants should have at least a 3.0 undergraduate grade point average (or equivalent).
  • Applicants with relevant work experience or nationally-accredited health and fitness certifications are also encouraged to apply, and should list this information in their CV/Resume.


  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, related field recommended.
  • No GRE Required

Online Application

  • Application for Admission: Choose “Online, Master of Science Health and Wellness Management” on the application
  • Application fee ($65 domestic/$70 international)

Letter of Recommendation

One letter of reference is required.

Please provide a letter from a professional or academic contact.

Please note that the name and email address of the recommender is required.

Goal Statement

Please prepare a statement-of-purpose essay explaining in less than 500 words how the M.S. in Health and Wellness Management program will further your career goals.


Please provide your current resume.


Unofficial school transcripts are required for the application, including University of Cincinnati transcripts.

* Once accepted, applicants will need to send official transcripts to [email protected] OR the following physical address:
Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati
110 Van Wormer Hall
P.O. Box 210627
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0627

International Student Requirements

An official TOEFL/IELTS is required for all international applicants.

International applicants must also submit foreign transcripts for evaluation to an agency recognized by the National Association of Credential Evaluating Services (NACES;