Health Sciences Degree
The Health Sciences program is for students who wish to enter a non-clinical health career such as medical case management, corporate wellness, human services, medical sales, pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution, and more. Graduates holding the BHS in Health Sciences may also be qualified to enter either graduate or professional health science programs, such as physical therapy or public health.
More About The Health Sciences Program
The BHS in Health Sciences program is ideal for many students interested in the Health Care field such as:
Students interested in pursuing graduate or professional programs after graduation. Programs include:
Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound
Environmental Health Specialist
Health Physics (Radiation Safety)
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling
Students who would like to enter non-clinical occupations within the Health Care sector. Programs include:
Children’s Care Manager
Community Relations Coordinator
Family Services Counselor
Health Benefits Manager
Independent Living Specialist
Lobbyist/Health Care Advocate
Medical and Health Service Managers
Medical Equipment Marketing and Sales
Social Services Case Manager
Substance Abuse Counselor
Current health practitioners interested in earning a Bachelor’s degree to provide opportunities for advancement and to increase their competitiveness in the job market.
The health sciences field is the single largest industry in the country, accounting for more than 14 million jobs. Many of the fastest growing occupations today are in health sciences. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, health sciences occupations are expected to generate as many as 3 million new jobs by 2016. In addition, the field of health education is expected to grow by 20 percent, or roughly 25,000 new jobs, in the next decade.