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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.

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

Marie Gabour

Marie Gabour

Associate Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Marcia Richards

Marcia Richards

Senior Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Kerry Smith

Kerry Smith

Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Robin Trask

Robin Trask

Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Highlights in Health and Wellness

Culminating Research, Projects Presented at 2021 Academic Forum

Culminating Research, Projects Presented at 2021 Academic Forum

Every spring, Curry College students have the opportunity to present their academic research, creative portfolios, and other culminating projects to the College community including faculty, staff, and fellow students at the annual Academic Forum. This year, the event took place virtually on April 21 and featured nearly 40 student presentations across all majors and stages in the iterative process of discovery and academic inquiry.
Young Alumni Return (Virtually) to Campus to Share Advice and Mentor Students

Young Alumni Return (Virtually) to Campus to Share Advice and Mentor Students

In a series of unique (virtual) events this spring, dozens of young alumni have Zoomed back to Curry to offer career advice and share life lessons learned with current students, from incoming first-year to graduating seniors.
‘Industry Nights’ Help Students Make Key Job Connections

‘Industry Nights’ Help Students Make Key Job Connections

In the last three weeks, more than 100 employers met virtually with Curry College students to network and potentially fill hundreds of open positions, from internships to part and full-time jobs. The new "Industry Night" career fair series led by the Center for Career Development featured five virtual events organized by industry to allow students of related majors to meet with potential employers from their desired career fields.
https://www.curry.edu/about-us/news-and-events/news/industry-nights-help-students-make-key-job-connections

New Minors Expand Career Pathways for Students

This week as students begin to meet with their academic advisors to plan for fall classes and review academic goals, they can now consider adding a new minor. The College recently added art therapy, critical inequality studies, finance, photography, and video gaming studies to its academic catalog, all of which are designed to help students explore interests, build skills, and expand career pathways.
Early Job Offers and Top Choice Graduate School Acceptances Pave Way for Class of 2021

Early Job Offers and Top Choice Graduate School Acceptances Pave Way for Class of 2021

They might only be halfway through their last semester at the College, but many graduating seniors are already making plans for their next steps after graduating in May.
Curry College Partners with Emory University to Aid New COVID-19 Research Study

Curry College Partners with Emory University to Aid New COVID-19 Research Study

In an effort to help advance the understanding of the coronavirus, Curry College has partnered with Emory University to conduct a new study on campus examining the role of antibodies and virus infection in a college community.
A collage of students socializing in masks on campus during COVID

Curry’s Community Propels College Forward in Face of Extraordinary Challenges

Through challenge and hardship, the coronavirus has only strengthened the Curry College community's commitment to one another, as faculty, students, staff and alumni have discovered new ways to thrive in uncertain times.
Jean Merisier ’20

Curry Alumni Help Combat Coronavirus

As doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, educators, law enforcement professionals and more, Curry alumni have given unsparingly of their time and energy for the greater public good at this moment of crisis.
Class of 2019 Achieves 95 Percent Career Outcome Rate

Class of 2019 Achieves 95 Percent Career Outcome Rate

Most of the young alumni are working in New England with jobs in Boston’s largest hospitals, school districts, police precincts, news stations, and corporate brands.

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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