Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Studies
The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Studies is designed to give students a multidisciplinary perspective on human health and healthcare. In addition to the expected combination of science courses with laboratories, this degree program requires healthcare foundation courses as well as courses specifically related to the study of healthcare in a philosophical, historical, psychological, sociological and biological context.
The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Studies degree was recently acknowledged by U.S. News and World Report for its innovative degree plan that permits students to take an interdisciplinary approach to health studies. The program is focused on healthcare-related knowledge as well as the scientific prerequisite courses required for applying to health professions schools, setting it apart from other scientific programs that focus primarily on science courses. This healthcare-related knowledge will give you more conversational flexibility and professional depth during the interview process with health professional schools.
Healthcare Studies is a customizable preparatory degree program for students continuing their education beyond a bachelor’s degree. For distinguished students, the major provides excellent preparation for advanced study in medical areas and allied health areas, including:
- Physician assistant
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Clinical nutrition
Our graduates have been accepted to a variety of professional schools including UT Southwestern Medical Center, UT Medical Branch, UT Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, The University of North Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, The University of Houston College of Optometry, UT Austin College of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy and others.
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