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Health and Wellness Programs Get Good Ranking

GC Ranks Among Top Three Programs in Kentucky


Submitted on December 6, 2018

Georgetown College ranks third among evaluated Kentucky colleges and universities with programs for Health and Wellness majors in a just-released evaluation by the career guidance website Zippia.com. The ranking, released in early December 2018, is based upon data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and College Scorecard data from ED.gov,

Job prospects, the intellectual challenge, and the chance to follow in the footsteps of some of the greatest thinkers of all time are valid reasons for anyone to consider a career in Health and Wellness. Georgetown College offers programs in the field leading to some of the best career opportunities and strong earning potential.

Georgetown College Health and Wellness studies include offerings in exercise science, healthcare administration, and health sciences.

The Zippia evaluation looked at each school’s career results, health and wellness emphasis, and overall performance in admissions, graduation, the average cost of attendance, and the median amount of debt.

“I am not at all surprised that our program rates so well on these objective measures,” stated Dr. Rosemary Allen, Provost. “Even more impressive is the number of additional benefits of our program that were not included in the ranking criteria. 

For example, many of our Health Science majors are invited to participate in our “Healthy Living and Leadership” Program of Distinction, focused specifically on building extra-curricular engagement in health and wellness issues. Our Kinesiology and Health Studies Club has award-winning participation in the ‘Exercise is Medicine’ national program, and our department has been recognized for excellence by the American College of Sports Medicine (ASCM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Georgetown’s program provides both those objective markers of success and the subjective experiences that enrich and deepen the student experience.”

Students with an interest in studies related to health and wellness careers are invited to contact the Office of Admission for full information. Email admissions@georgetowncollege.edu or phone 800-788-9985.

Other Kentucky schools included in the Zippia ranking are University of Louisville, Bellarmine University, Kentucky Wesleyan, Midway University, Transylvania University, and Murray State University.


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