Health Sciences B.S. (Pre-professional Allied Health)
The B.S. in Health Sciences with a Pre-professional Allied Health concentration is for students who wish to pursue a career as a physical or occupational therapist or other allied health professional careers. Coursework includes a strong foundation in science to prepare you for graduate-level coursework in a professional program.
The program also includes holistic health sciences coursework primarily from psychology and health services administration. The curriculum includes two internships, one of which can optionally be replaced with a research project based on student interests. Further health electives can be tailored to the professional aspirations of each individual student in consultation with the faculty advisor and the success coach, maximizing your preparation for and success in entering your chosen professional school.
The RMU School of Nursing, Education and Human Studies is well-positioned to meet the needs of the region’s growing healthcare industry. The university provides a broad array of professional pathways in both clinical and non-clinical areas, management and leadership, pre-medical and allied health fields, and community health.
- 4-Year Course Plan
Freshman Year, Fall - 15 credits
Freshman Year, Spring - 17 credits
Sophomore Year, Fall - 17 credits
Sophomore Year, Spring - 17 credits
Junior Year, Fall - 15 credits
Junior Year, Spring - 15 credits
Senior Year, Fall - 15 credits
Senior Year, Spring - 12 credits
- HLSC4050 Healthcare Trends and Issues
- HLSC4903 Health Sciences Internship I
- HLSC4803 Health Science Thesis or HLSC4906 Health Sciences Internship II
- Restricted Elective
These are some of the classes for students in this academic program:
School of Nursing, Education and Human Studies
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