West Texas A&M’s Health Sciences degree is designed for students who want to work in the health care industry. Your academic preparation will provide you with the knowledge and ability to pursue a variety of different professional opportunities. In any hospital setting, there are 100s of employees that are not doctors, nurses, etc. There are positions in human resources, administration, customer service, marketing and promotions, as well as many others. In fact, the healthcare industry is rapidly growing and is in need of trained professionals. A bachelors in Health Sciences from WT is an excellent choice to prepare you for a career in this vibrant industry.

WT’s Health Sciences degree will:

  • Provide you with both a broad understanding of the health care industry as well as a focused plan of study in which you can develop a deeper understanding of certain areas of the field.
  • Prepare you with core courses focusing on a broad understanding of the health care industry.
  • Prepare you with required electives allow students to pursue a specialized concentration of study in a variety of areas specific to each individual student and their desired career path

WT’s Health Sciences degree has eight specific areas of specialized coursework that a student can choose from to build an academic portfolio for entry into the healthcare industry.

  • Business Management
  • Business Administration
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Health Promotion
  • Cognitive Health
  • Adolescent and Youth Health
  • Public Relations
  • Public Policy

WT’s Health Sciences degree is also an excellent choice for current professionals with an Associate’s degree in the health care field that wish to pursue a Bachelors degree to pursue management or administrative positions at their current place of employment.

WT’s Health Sciences degree is available for completion at WT main campus as well as online.

Please contact Dr. Dirk Nelson in WT’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences (; 806-651-3501) for more information about this degree.