Bachelor of Science in Health Science

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Brenau’s Bachelor of Science in Health Science touches different facets of the health care industry, giving you a well-rounded overview of the field before you dive headfirst into your career. The program’s interdisciplinary curriculum includes classes in mathematics, science, research methods and medical terminology, so you’ll have a wide range of career opportunities when you graduate. You can also participate in several different field work opportunities, gaining hands-on experience with people in need of health care. The Bachelor of Science in Health Science has four concentrations and prepares you for numerous possible career paths or to attend graduate school in a variety of fields. 

Four concentrations 

  • Clinical Science
  • Health Education
  • Pre-Nursing
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy

Duration: 8 semesters
Start term: Fall and spring
Class type: On-ground
Location: Gainesville

Student opportunities 

  • Flexible coursework allows you to focus on what matters most to you 
  • Faculty research mentorship, leading to a presentation at Brenau’s Research Symposium
  • Assist faculty members with their research projects 
  • Fieldwork opportunities with various community health care organizations and nonprofits 
  • Utilize Brenau’s human anatomy lab to further your understanding of the human body 

Potential careers 

  • Health educator 
  • Health administration
  • Laboratory technician
  • Researcher
  • Graduate school
    • Public health 
    • Forensic science 
    • Occupational therapy 
    • Physical therapy