Health Science Degree at RELLIS


Health Science Degree at RELLIS Campus

Welcome to the RELLIS campus, a collaboration of Blinn College and Texas A&M University. Through partnership with WTAMU's College of Nursing and Health Sciences, we are proud to offer a Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree at our state-of-the-art facility located in Bryan, Texas.


About the Degree

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Health Science at RELLIS is geared towards students with clinical and non-clinicals backgrounds who want to work in the health industry. The healthcare industry encompasses a wide range of settings and organizations that includes hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities, public health departments, and non-profit agencies. 

Students who pursue the B.S. in Health Science degree will learn to:

  • Conduct research on processes and conditions related to various diseases
  • Analyze health-related issues related to a variety of vulnerable populations, such as the elderly, children, and minority groups
  • Develop school and community nutrition, wellness, and fitness programs
  • Learn how diseases start and how to prevent their spread
  • Learn how to educate populations of people to better manage their health
  • Discover how to utilize physical and occupational therapy to improve quality of life
  • Explore ways to reduce health disparities in communities
  • Communicate professionally, both in person and in writing

Degree Requirements & Admission


We welcome students from programs ranging from clinically scientific backgrounds such as biology, chemistry, and biological lab sciences, to traditional liberal arts backgrounds, such as anthropology, sociology, or psychology. Education and experiences with foreign languages, business, economics, engineering, criminal justice, public administration can also be used to create an academic path to important careers in health.

Program Pathway from Blinn College

Blinn College offers associate degree programs such as pharmacy technician, physical therapy assistant, radiologic technology, vocational nursing, that provide seamless pathways to our four-year program. Please refer to Blinn College District for more details.

Degree Plan


Career Close-Up

With your Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree, you will be able to have a career in:

  • Hospitals and physician offices
  • Clinics and outpatient care facilities
  • Medical laboratories and manufacturing companies
  • Government and private agencies
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Insurance companies
  • Consulting firms


Median Wage and Job Outlook by Occupation from Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Occupation Median Wage Job Outlook (2021-2031)
Community Health Worker $48,860 12%
Health Education Specialist $48,860 12%
Medical & Health Services Managers $101,340 28%
Biotechnical Lab Technician $57,800 7%
Social & Community Service Managers  $74,000 12%



Scholarships and Program Costs

There are numerous scholarships and financial aid programs available to Health Science degree students.
Ready to Apply?
Take the next steps to start your health science degree - visit our campus, and apply through RELLIS Admissions!


Derek Kennedy
Program Recruiter, Instructor of Health Sciences
RELLIS Campus, ACB 1, Room 306
Jeff Hatala, Ph.D.
Program Director, Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
RELLIS Campus, ACB 1, Room 321
(979) 317-3417