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Health Sciences, B.S.

Chart a professional path in the healthcare industry with a foundation in health and basic sciences and in-demand administrative skills including healthcare payment systems and health information management.

What You’ll Learn

The Health Sciences B.S. degree program prepares you to pursue graduate study in occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, and other health-related professions in addition to entry-level jobs in the healthcare field. You’ll study a range of topics, from nutrition to bioethics to alternative medicine, while honing the leadership skills you’ll need for clinical or health administrative careers.

In our Health Sciences program, flexibility is key: most courses offer you choices of formats where some or all of the instruction is available online. You’ll also complete a two-semester internship to get real-world experience exploring various health disciplines and improving your communication and professional skills.

You’ll benefit from the close mentorship of our faculty of health professionals, who’ll share expertise across many disciplines based on experiences in the field and their participation in cutting-edge research in local, national, and international contexts.

Employers & Internships

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • Northwell Health
  • NYU Winthrop Hospital
  • Park Avenue Extended Care

Career Options

  • Community/Public Health Worker
  • Health Administrator
  • Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physician Assistant

“My advisor is always there to provide me with knowledge on graduate PA programs or extracurricular activities to build my resume, and has always supported my dream of becoming a PA.”

Health Sciences, B.S. student

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How You’ll Succeed

Our ongoing pre-health career advisement is designed to help ensure your success and that your academic and career path best reflects your individual strengths and interests.

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready for employment in private and public healthcare sectors, including medical centers, community health clinics, government health departments, fitness and wellness facilities, and the pharmaceutical and health insurance industries. Or you can continue your studies, pursuing a graduate degree in a variety of health-related areas, including physical therapy, physician assistant studies, occupational therapy, public health, and social work.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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