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Students at Curry College pursuing a Health and Wellness Degree collaborate on a project in class

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

Katherine Morrison

Katherine Morrison

Professor

Department
Health and Wellness

Melissa Weinstein

Melissa Weinstein

Assistant Professor, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

David Kaplan

David Kaplan

Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Bethanne O'Kelly

Bethanne O'Kelly

Associate Lecturer

Department
Health and Wellness

Marcia Richards

Marcia Richards

Senior Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Kerry Smith

Kerry Smith

Lecturer

Department
Health and Wellness

Robin Trask

Robin Trask

Lecturer

Department
Health and Wellness

Highlights in Health and Wellness

Curry College Board of Trustees Vice Chair Kathryn M. Sardella ’67, M.Ed. ’81, Provost David Szczerbacki, Dr. Stephanie Walker, Zachary Pizzano and Candace Wallace, Class of 2023, Sarah Shane, President Kenneth K. Quigley, Jr.

The Curry College Learning Commons Opens Second Phase

On September 4, 2019, the new Curry College Learning Commons, featuring the state-of-the-art Science and Research Center, opened in its second phase.
Curry College faculty and staff line the walkway to the Student Center, applauding members of the Class of 2023

Convocation Keynote Speaker Encourages Class of 2023 To Step Out of Their Comfort Zones

Embrace feeling uncomfortable. That is when you’ll learn the most about yourself and the world around you.This was the message to the incoming class of 2023 by keynote speaker and alumna Alicia Viscomi Williams ’09 Monday during the 2019 New Student Academic Convocation.
Curry College's Newest Faculty Memebers pose for a group shot

Welcome New Faculty! 2019-2020

The Curry College community welcomes our new faculty members to campus for the 2019-2020 academic year. They are enthusiastic and ready to empower our students to excel, dedicating themselves to success inside and outside the classroom.
John Fish, Hon. '19 and Curry College President Kenneth K. Quigley, Jr,

Curry College Confers Over 750 Degrees at 2019 Commencement

Curry College awarded 754 degrees during its Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 19 at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts.
Curry College Awards Day 2019

50th Annual Awards Recognition Ceremony Celebrates the Best of Curry College 2018-2019

The 50th annual Curry College Awards Recognition Ceremony was held on Friday, May 3, 2019. This special event honors Curry College students who have achieved excellence in academics, student life, the arts, and athletics, as well as recognizes Curry staff and faculty for their efforts.
Curry College students and their mentors at Dean's List Honor Reception.

Annual Dean's List Honors Reception Recognizes Exceptional Academic Achievement

On Wednesday, April 24, in a special, annual ceremony held at the Shelley I. Hoon Keith and John W. Keith Alumni House, Curry College honored the exceptional academic achievements of 87 graduating students who were named to the Dean's List each and every semester they studied at the College.
Jane Lawless

Associate Professor Jane Lawless Addresses Access Limitations to Evidence-based Information Among Nurses

Jane Lawless, Associate Professor, Electronic Resources Librarian, and Liaison to the School of Nursing and Health Sciences programs, outlines practical solutions for professional nurses who face limited access to recent evidence-based research in the March 2019 issue of Massachusetts Report on Nursing.
The new Curry College Learning Commons

Now Open: The Curry College Learning Commons, featuring The Science and Research Center

On January 28, the new Curry College Learning Commons, featuring the state-of-the-art Science and Research Center, opened in its first phase.
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.

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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