Health Studies

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The Health Studies track interconnects the systems, technologies, and policies driving the U.S. wellness and healthcare industries.  It provides flexible opportunities to work with committed faculty in developing the knowledge and skills needed to understand health determinants and anticipate continuing changes in preventive and clinical health delivery.

As part of Health Studies program, you will study and apply a range of health concepts including environmental, social and biological predictors of health, policy analyses, and community engagement strategies. You will also have opportunities to use these skills during practicums and study abroad experiences.

Degrees Available

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Health and Human Physiology, Health Studies track

Career Options

Depending upon the elective courses that are chosen, students in the area of Health Studies can be prepared to work with individuals, groups, and families in service-oriented positions across a wide variety of public and private health-related settings. A degree in Health Studies, with an appropriate selection of electives, also provides excellent preparation for students interested in advanced health professions programs.

For more information, the Pomerantz Career Center has links on careers related to Health Studies.