The purpose of the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences is to allow students who have earned an associate of science degree from an accredited clinical program to obtain a baccalaureate degree in a track that complements their degree. Sixty credit hours of coursework from the associate degree fulfills the freshman and sophomore course requirements. Students must declare either a psychology, biology or health service administration track at the time of enrollment in the degree program.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree is segmented into 3 academic tracks:
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The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is to educate students through a cross-disciplinary curriculum that will serve as the foundation for further academic pursuits or career advancement.
Students will take courses ranging from writing for science research to business statistics to theological bioethics. Health service administration students will encounter a diverse range of subject matter that will enrich their learning experience and prepare them to meet and exceed the expectations of the healthcare industry.
Graduates will enter the workforce with skills in management, communication and community service, with additional competencies in health science research and the ability to serve the population in an ethical, responsible manner.
[Accordion] H3: What can I do with a health service administration bachelor’s degree?
The healthcare administration field is wide-reaching, offering careers in many different fields and settings. Some health service administration graduates may pursue a career working hands-on with people, while others may choose a career path focused on data and analysis.
Healthcare administration students may work in offices, hospitals, nursing homes or group medical practices and often serve a clinical administrative or service role. Careers include:
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that careers in medical and healthcare management will increase by 28% over the next ten years, which means that there will be ample opportunities for students to find employment after graduation. In addition, the BLS reports that the median annual salary for healthcare management professionals is $101,340 per year.
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