Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Studies


The Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Studies is a well-rounded degree that prepares students for future training as well as employment in the healthcare industry. The program provides the academic foundation for pre-health students to prepare for advanced study as well as the essential knowledge components of Healthcare Studies.

Science foundation coursework includes biology, chemistry, and physics. Healthcare Studies encompasses pre-health professional development, a healthcare internship, medical terminology, psychological aspects of health and illness, patient education, preventive care, and understanding of the U.S. health care system.

Concentrations include:

  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • Optometry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physician Assisting
  • Prosthetics/Orthotics

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Kathleen A. Byrnes Kathleen A. Byrnes, Program Head, Healthcare
HH 2.132
972-883-2323 to schedule appointment
Tess Kuo Tess Kuo, Undergraduate Academic Advisor III, Healthcare
HH 2.112
972-883-2805 / 972-883-2323 to schedule appointment