About the Program

Program Outcomes

The Wellness Coaching program will prepare students to:
  • Develop International Coaching Federation (ICF) core coaching competencies.
  • Practice and refine wellness coaching skills using best practice standards incorporating evidence-based research.
  • Prepare for the ICHWC (International Consortium of Health and Wellness Coaches) certification
  • Increase marketable skill sets and competitive edge to meet workplace demands.

How the Interdisciplinary Wellness Coaching Minor Was Created

Expert faculty from these seven academic disciplines at U of L collaborated to create the Wellness Coaching Minor:
  • Get Healthy Now Wellness
  • School of Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Human Resource Development
  • Public Health Advocacy

In order to pursue the Wellness Coaching minor in the School of Nursing, students must be admitted into the university and have a declared major.  A minimum 2.5 cumulative university GPA is required for approval for admissions into this minor. A minimum of 18 credit hours is required to complete a minor at the university.

How to Apply to the Wellness Coaching Minor

  1. Sign into ULink.
  2. Click "Student Services" tab
  3. On the far-right (under REGISTRATION Information), click on "Change Major Request (IUT)."
  4. Click "Add Minor."
  5. Scroll down and select "Wellness Coaching Minor."
  6. You will receive an e-mail confirming admission to the minor from the School of Nursing Office of Student Services.

To declare the Wellness Coaching minor, please contact the School of Nursing Office of Student Services and ask to speak with the appropriate advisor.  The advisor will assist you with adding the minor to your student records and provide you with a program of study.  To declare the Wellness Minor in the School of Nursing, submit a Change of Major Request form through the Registrar’s Office.


Financial Aid

Wellness Coaching Program Information

PhonePaula Kommor
Wellness Specialist Sr.
Wellness Coaching Committee Chair
Adjunct Wellness Coaching Professor

School of Nursing Office of Student Services

Phone502.852.1196 or
1.877.81NURSE (816-8773)

Health Science Campus
555 S. Floyd Street
Third Floor, School of Nursing
Louisville, KY 40292


UofL Office of Admissions


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