Nursing and Health Professions students practice procedures in clinicals

Health Science

The Bachelor of Science in Health Science prepares students with a foundation of interdisciplinary knowledge that allows upon graduation in three years a career in a health profession or the pursuit of further graduate study and/or professional degree.

  • The versality of the degree can lead to a job in a non-clinical or clinical setting such as health educator, surgical technician, biomedical, or medical lab technician.
  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provides an outlook on healthcare occupations: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/home.htm

Healthcare today is a diverse employment field. As a health science graduate, you could work in many different settings or organizations. Some of these include, but are not limited to, hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical companies, government, or insurance companies.

CONTACT

Phrosini Samis-Smith
Health Science Program Director
Email: phrosini.samissmith@valpo.edu
Phone: 219.464.5289

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Health Science Program focuses on interdisciplinary education for a career in health care

Sarah Dilday highlights her experience in the Health Science program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.

Earning a bachelor’s degree in three years not only saves time and money, but allows you to get a jumpstart on your career.

“I am really glad that I chose the Health Science program. It made me a well-rounded candidate and showed me the role I could play in health care.”