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(EXS 350) Medical and Wellness Tourism

A course exploring the study of medical and wellness tourism including its history and development, how to manage and market medical and wellness tourism, the international industry of health and wellness, and the development of medical and wellness destinations. Students with a desire to work in any form of medicine, wellness, insurance/healthcare industry professionals, tourism, hospitality, or management may benefit from this course.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites None
Offered Fall, Spring
Programs -

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. The learner will be able to communicate effectively their knowledge of medical and wellness tourism to serve other people with professional-like work experiences.
  2. The learner will understand the industry of medical and wellness tourism and learn how to analyze, market, and brand medical and wellness tourism in different geographical areas.
  3. The learner will understand the importance of wellbeing and incorporate health promotion/disease prevention strategies for specific populations as they relate to medical and wellness tourism.