BA in HHP - Health Studies

Why choose Health Studies?

Gain a BIG Picture Understanding of Health

  • Healthcare makes up about 1/5th of our economy.Health Studies helps students understand the major determinants of health (e.g. health behaviors, clinical care, social/environmental determinants of health) and find their place within the healthcare field.

Shape Your Degree

  • The flexible curriculum, including an online degree option, provides Health Studies students the opportunity to supplement their core classwork with electives in areas of interest to prepare for a range of pre-professional and graduate programs including nursing, public health and healthcare administration.

Take Advantage of Experiential Learning Opportunities

  • We have a growing list of experiential learning opportunities including multiple study abroad courses, practicums and internships.

Prepare for Graduate/Professional Programs

  • Health Studies students can shape their curriculum to prepare for a range of pre-professional and graduate programs in a number of areas including physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic, public health, nursing, and healthcare administration.

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