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Health Sciences

Health Sciences is a pre-professional, cross-disciplinary program designed to educate students interested in practitioner-oriented career opportunities in healthcare and the healing arts.

Why Get a Health Sciences Degree?Health Sciences


Deciding to become a health care practitioner often involves a sense of calling. Individuals who pursue a degree in health sciences are motivated by a strong desire to help others. They derive job satisfaction by working with patients and helping to relieve suffering. Frequently they are individuals who are fascinated by the workings of the human body and enjoy unlocking the mysteries of biology and chemistry. Students who pursue a degree in the health sciences value and appreciate the important role medical practitioners play in society and the responsibility they assume to help restore the sick and injured to good health.



The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Degree Program

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree prepares students for immediate work or graduate study in the fields of medicine, public health or allied health. With its heavy emphasis on chemistry, biology, physiology and other sciences, the Bachelor in Health Science major is ideal for successful individuals interested in becoming doctors of medicine, medical specialists (podiatrists, optometrists, dermatologists, osteopathic physicians etc.), veterinarians, dentists, speech pathologists, chiropractors, radiologists or physician's assistants.

Course content spans a variety of scientific disciplines while emphasizing the processes and physiological functions of the human body.

Individualized attention is what makes the Health Sciences program at Husson remarkable. Each Health Science major works with an advisor to create a program tailored to that student’s interests and talents.  The university’s emphasis on experiential learning means graduates are workforce—or professional school—ready upon graduation. Once completed, students with Health Science degrees have attained essential knowledge and practical experience necessary to become experts focused on maintaining and restoring health in others through prevention and treatment of illness.


For more information

Name
Phone and Email Address
Karl Bishop, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
207.941.7141
bishopk@husson.edu
230C Peabody Hall
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401