Health Sciences Degree
Available Online and/or On Campus
- Health clinics, hospitals
- Long-term care facilities
- Fitness, wellness, disease prevention
- Government agencies
PLAN OF STUDY
Health Science Degree Checklist
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Planning, administering, and evaluating community-based services and service-delivery systems
- Conducting research on processes and conditions related to aging such as Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and osteoporosis
- Analyzing issues related to older citizens such as retirement opportunities, income maintenance, the healthcare system, and housing alternatives
- Developing school and community nutrition, wellness, and fitness programs
- Conducting campaigns and education programs to reduce morbidity and mortality from chronic diseases
- Ensuring safety and appropriate use of prescription medications
- Communicating professionally, both in person and in writing
- Problem solving
DEGREE OPTIONS/FUTURE ACADEMIC PATHS
Graduates are awarded a B.S./B.A. in major.
Graduate Students may also find similar academic interests in:
- Sports and Exercise Sciences – Exercise Science
- Biology – Pre-Professional programs (physical therapy, occupational therapy, medicine, pharmacy)
Median wage (TX) - $TBD
Median wage (US) - $TBD
Average entry-level wage for College of Nursing and Health Sciences graduates - $TBD
- Strong science background (anatomy and physiology, biology, chemistry)
- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.