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Discover Degrees and Programs in Health and Wellness

How is the relationship between health and human rights defined? What is the leading cause of mortality in the US? How can you help marginalized populations get the care they need? You’ll be able to answer these questions and many more with a Health and Wellness degree from Curry College.

Students pursuing a Community Health and Wellness Degree at Curry College consult with a faculty member

Community Health and Wellness

Students choosing Community Health and Wellness can pursue careers as health educators in the area of community, government, health care or fitness. The program also meets the coursework criteria for eligibility to become a Certified Health Education Specialist.

Students and discuss topics in class with professor while pursuing a Public Health and Wellness Degree at Curry College

Public Health and Wellness

The Public Health and Wellness major prepares you to excel in your chosen public health and/or health-related career. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary for you to thrive in Public Health, Health Education, Promotion, Community Health Education, Substance/Alcohol Abuse, Nursing, and Medicine.

Students golf in Canton as part of the Physical Education Program

Physical Education Courses

Physical Education courses provide students with an opportunity to enhance their level of well-being by selecting courses in fitness, wellness, and lifetime activities.

Meet Our Faculty and Staff

David Kaplan

David Kaplan

Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Phone
(617)333-2128

Email
dkaplan0103@curry.edu

Katherine Morrison

Katherine Morrison

Professor

Department
Health and Wellness

Phone
(617)333-2145

Email
kmorriso0907@curry.edu

Bethanne O'Kelly

Bethanne O'Kelly

Associate Lecturer

Department
Health and Wellness

Phone

Email
bokelly0914@curry.edu

Marcia Richards

Marcia Richards

Senior Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Phone
(617)333-2128

Email
mrichard0104@curry.edu

Kerry Smith

Kerry Smith

Lecturer

Department
Health and Wellness

Phone
(617)333-3153

Email
kantunes1212@curry.edu

Robin Trask

Robin Trask

Lecturer

Department
Health and Wellness

Phone
(508)747-2424

Email
rtrask0111@curry.edu

Melissa Weinstein

Melissa Weinstein

Assistant Professor, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Phone
(617)333-2906

Email
mweinstein@curry.edu

Highlights in Health and Wellness

Curry College Commencement moves to the Xfinity Center

Curry College Commencement Moves to the Xfinity Center

We want to share with you that the location of this year's ceremony has changed. Based on the needs and requests from students and families in past years, and to improve everyone’s experience, we are moving our Commencement ceremony to the Xfinity Center in Mansfield.
Dr. Melissa Weinstein

Children Publishes Public Health Study by Dr. Melissa Weinstein

Health Education Professor Dr. Melissa Weinstein's research was recently published by Children, an international journal of pediatrics.
Bachelor of Science in Public Health brochure

Curry Partners With Boston University School of Public Health

In conjunction with its Bachelor of Science in Public Health & Wellness, the College has partnered with the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) Select Scholars Program.

Take the next step

We're excited you're considering our outstanding Curry College academic programs and look forward to helping you reach your career goals.

Public Health at Curry College

Dr. Melissa Weinstein discusses the curriculum and career paths for students pursuing a degree in Public Health and Wellness at Curry College