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Bachelor of Health Science

The curriculum emphasizes a view that health is different from illness and is designed to teach new students and practicing health professionals this difference. Students earning the baccalaureate degree will develop expertise in the health sciences, while focusing on applied health-related areas.

Health Administration Track

The administration and management of healthcare programs in a variety of settings, including hospitals, group practices, the private sector, the health and fitness industry, sales, gerontology and public health.

Public & Community Health Track

The improvement of the quality of life and overall well-being by assisting individuals, communities and societies in adopting healthy behaviors, policies and environments. Employment settings may include public health programs, private sector programs, corporate wellness programs, gerontology and the health and fitness industry.

Fitness Management (Pre-Sports Medicine) Track

Responsible for optimizing the health and performance of those involved in sporting activity at all levels. Employment settings may include hospital-based wellness centers, corporate wellness programs, nonprofit wellness programs and health and fitness centers.

Health Informatics Track

The Health Informatics Track prepares students for entry-level careers in the rapidly growing field of health informatics and health information systems selection, implementation and management. Graduates of the program can expect to find plentiful employment opportunities as health informaticists, health information systems specialists, systems implementation specialists and related job fields in hospitals, clinics and other healthcare delivery systems.

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