A Health Sciences major is an exciting choice
Study healthcare through an interdisciplinary lens and personalize your degree by combining science prerequisites for allied health fields with compatible courses that reflect your interests as you prepare for the workforce or graduate school.
Interest areas include biology and physical sciences, behavioral health, and exercise science. Students will complete a research project with faculty from various health fields. This major will prepare students to:
"Modern day healthcare challenges require multidisciplinary approaches. Faculty in the Health Sciences offer perspectives and skills from a variety of academic disciplines so students are prepared to meet these challenges."
Graduate & professional school opportunities
The curriculum gives students the knowledge of integrated health improvement models and the ability to address modern complex health challenges through health promotion and maintenance while working on prerequisites for professional and graduate school.
Your career path
Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 16 percent from 2020 to 2030, adding about 2.6 million new jobs. Healthcare occupations are projected to add more jobs than other occupational groups.
A Health Science major will prepare you for many different career options and opportunities. Here are some career paths and experiences you can expect to find: