The following undergraduate academic programs have obtained Academic Program Accreditation
status from the National Wellness Institute Council on Wellness
Accreditation and Education (CWAE)
. The CWAE recognizes undergraduate degree programs that prepare individuals to enter professions
in wellness and health promotion. Accreditation status is granted to
programs that meet or exceed stated criteria of educational quality.
| Institution & Program
|University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Health Promotion/Wellness Program
|Stevens Point, WI
Wellness, Health Promotion and Injury Prevention Program
|University of the Sciences
Exercise Science and Wellness Management Program
|FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences
Health Management in Tourism Program
|Bad Gleichenberg, Austria
|College of Lake County
Health and Wellness Promotion Associate Degree Program*
|Grays Lake, IL
|Southern Adventist University
Corporate/Community Wellness Management Program
|University of North Carolina-Asheville
Health and Wellness Promotion Program
Health Promotion & Fitness Management Program
Health Promotion Program
Students graduating from a CWAE accredited program are eligible to receive Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) designation,
a recognized credential in the field.* Applications for CWP must be
received within 24 months of graduation from the accredited program.
*Graduates of associate degree programs must earn a bachelor's degree (in any field) before being approved for CWP designation. Certificate programs are not eligible for accreditation.
The application process and required content areas are detailed on this site for institutions interested in applying for Academic Program Accreditation.To request more information about applying for academic accreditation, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715.342.2969.