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Health & Wellness, B.S.

Gain a foundation in both life sciences and liberal arts as you prepare for a career in community health, public administration, fitness and wellness facilities, and more.

What You’ll Learn

The Health and Wellness, B.S. program prepares you for a fulfilling career as an administrator in the health care industry. You’ll study a range of health care topics, from nutrition to bioethics to exercise physiology, as well as administrative skills including health care payment systems and health information management. Plus, by adding just two additional courses, you can add a minor in Health Services Administration to your B.S. degree.

Our blended format, including online courses, allows you to complete your degree on your schedule. Senior year includes a one-semester internship in a health care setting to give you real-world experience exploring various health disciplines and improving your communication and professional skills. These internships often lead to full-time position offers after graduation. earnings.

You’ll also 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.

List of Employers / Internships

  • Catholic Health Services
  • HorseAbility
  • Northwell Health System
  • Private Healthcare Provider Offices

Career Options

  • Community Health
  • Fitness/Wellness
  • Health Administration
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Insurance Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Public Health

“This program was a good mix of biological sciences as well as health administration without feeling like I was studying for a business degree.”

Health & Wellness, B.S. alumnus


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US News and World Report Best Regional College Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

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 medical centers, community health clinics, government health departments, fitness and wellness facilities, and the pharmaceutical and health insurance industries.

US News and World Report Best Regional College Ranking

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

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