Health Sciences Independent Study

Course Description

Opportunity to focus on a health coaching topic of interest. Students propose an area for study with faculty guidance and determine a topic. The outcome is a project focused research paper which results in the development o f a coaching application, tool or training method.

Learning Outcomes

  • Complete a research paper/project proposal.
  • Write a final paper that further develops the student’s coaching practice, as well as their coaching toolkit.
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge of an aspect of health coaching.
  • Develop a coaching tool(s) to target and facilitate growth in their coaching clients.

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School of Health and Human Services

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