Health Science (HAV, HAN)
The School of Health Technology and Management (SHTM) offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science (BSHS), with clinical and non-clinical concentrations. Non-clinical concentrations of study include community health education, human development and disability studies, emergency and critical care, environmental health and safety, health care informatics, health care management, healthcare quality: coding and reimbursment, and public health. Clinical concentrations of study include anesthesia technology, medical dosimetry, nuclear medicine technology, and radiologic technology.
The Health Science major requires that students receive a broad liberal arts education during their first three years (HAV). Students can declare Health Science as a major at any time. In the senior year (HAN), the curriculum focuses on health care related topics. Graduates will be knowledgeable about health care, and can expect to be employed by hospitals; integrated health care delivery systems; physician group practices; health departments; nursing homes; and managed care, corporate and not-for-profit organizations. They can also pursue clinical and graduate degrees through appropriate admissions processes.