Professionals in integrative wellness provide clients with holistic approaches to health and well-being. By gaining your integrative wellness degree at PLNU you’ll learn how to care for others by focusing on the relationship between the provider and client and working toward the goal of achieving optimal health and rehabilitation.
PLNU’s integrative wellness master's program will prepare you for leadership in a variety of fields:
Dietetics and Nutrition
What do integrative wellness jobs look like post graduation?
Integrative health is an $82 billion global industry. As our world continues to become more physically active and medically advanced, the market share of this field is expected to grow at a rate of 22% annually between 2021 to 2028, with more and more individuals seeking this type of integrative health care.
The following are some career paths you can take with an integrative wellness degree:
Director of Wellness
2020 Median annual salary: $67,097
Projected growth: 32% from 2020-30
While getting your master’s in kinesiology, there are options to explore an integrative wellness concentration. Wellness directors are responsible for a company’s or organization’s planning and execution of programs centered around health, safety, and well-being. You’d be the go-to person for promotion of overall health — mental and physical wellness — of all staffers, and ultimately save your company money. At its root, integrative wellness aims to apply evidence-based practices into lasting behavioral changes.
Estimated total pay in the US: $64,005
Projected growth: 13% from 2020-30
The main job of exercise physiologists is to analyze patients’ fitness and create a health plan to improve or maintain their health. Some exercise physiologists also help patients who have heart disease and other chronic conditions, working to rehabilitate and help them regain their health as they relearn control over their bodies. Exercise physiologists may also work with amateur or professional athletes hoping to increase their health and enhance their athletic performance.
2021 Median annual salary: $60,600
Projected growth: 17% from 2020-30
Health coaches work alongside their clients to develop an understanding of their own health and how to achieve their health goals – from dietary, strength and conditioning, cardiovascular, sport performance, and more! Health coaches meet with their clients to discuss goals, progress, and challenges. They also act as support and accountability for their clients as they work toward difficult and demanding goals.
2020 Median Annual Salary: $85,665
Projected Growth: 39% from 2020-30
Personal trainers work with individuals or small groups to instruct and implement exercise and general fitness plans. They develop exercise regimens for clients, teach clients how to use complex equipment, and also help develop dietary plans for some clients with specific fitness goals in mind.