Health Sciences

BS Health Sciences


Ex Physio

If you're interested in health and wellness and want a good career, then our BS Health Science program is for you! This program provides you with cutting-edge courses (culture & health, complementary medicine, medical ethics) and a strong science foundation to prepare you for an advanced degree in a health field.

You can accelerate into our graduate programs in Occupational Therapy (3+2 Bachelor's/MS in OT) or Physical Therapy (3+3 Bachelor's/DPT)!

You can prepare to become an Exercise Physiologist or Health Educator. And you could sit for certification to become a health and fitness professional by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)!

Get a job in Public Health or go to graduate programs in Public Health

AND look what else you can do:

Enroll in a professional graduate degree program to become a:

  •  Speech & Language Pathologist
  •  Clinical Psychologist or Community Psychologist        
  •  Health Administrator, Physician, or Dentist

Or go to work... 

  • Promote health in a non-profit, community based organization like the American Heart Association
  • Develop and implement policies and programs in government public health agencies
  • Design, market, deliver or manage corporate health and wellness programs
  • Advocate for health in a complex health care environment

The possibilities are endless with a BS Health Sciences degree!

Student Learning Outcomes

1.     Human Health and Wellness: Demonstrate a broad understanding of contemporary issues in health and wellness across the lifespan; measure and analyze a wide variety of human health and performance parameters. 

2.     Human Behavior: Apply psychological and social understanding to analyze health behaviors and outcomes.

3.     Critical Thinking:  Evaluate potential solutions to issues in health and wellness.

4.     Scientific Inquiry: Formulate hypotheses and solve problems to address research questions. 

5.     Written and Oral Communication: Effectively convey information through writing and speech. 

6.     Professional Collaboration: Cooperate with others by providing and accepting peer feedback and working toward shared goals; taking on leadership roles when appropriate.

7.     Cultural Competence: Demonstrate an understanding of the intersections between culture and health and recognizing its influence on provider-patient interactions and health outcomes. 

8.     Ethical Responsibility: Apply the principles of ethical analysis to issues in health and health care.