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Health Science

  • Bachelor of Science

The major in Health Science at Saint Vincent College provides students with options in the sciences that combine courses from multiple traditional disciplines to meet the needs of students interested in allied health careers. Students will develop basic skills by taking foundational courses in science, and mathematics.  They then focus on additional science content in advanced courses in a concentration that fulfill the requirements for health programs.   Two seminars in the first and fourth year will help students integrate the concepts from multiple disciplines to solve real world problems through case studies and projects.

The goal of the B.S. degree in Health Science is to educate students so that they may use scientific principles from a multitude of scientific fields in real world health applications, to train students to work in teams, and to communicate with others in their field as well as society in general.

What Can I Do With a Degree in Health Science?

Employment Opportunities: 
Pharmaceutical sales representative
Biomedical sales representative
Laboratory technician/analyst
Health Services Manager
Medical Illustrator (Art minor)
Public Health Educator
Health Informatics (Data Science minor)

Health Professional Programs: 
Physician’s Assistant
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Athletic Training
Nursing (Second degree and Master’s)
Chiropractic Medicine

Graduate Degrees:

MPH Public Health
MS Health Science
MS/PhD in Nutrition science
MS in Cytotechnology
MS in Perfusion Technology
MS in Health Management and Policy
MS/PhD in Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety {Toxicology preferred}
MS/PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders {minor in psychology}