What can I do with a major in Health Sciences?

The Health Sciences program prepares students for an entry-level career in health care or health related services.  While 80% of our students eventually pursue graduate or professional school, many students find health careers in hospital management, long term care, health administration, and non-profit work.

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Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

Health Sciences students are eligible to sit for the CHES examination post-graduation if they complete specific courses during their degree program.

The CHES designation after a health educator’s name is one indication of professional competence and commitment to continued professional development. CHES exam is a competency-based tool used to measure possession, application and interpretation of knowledge in the Seven Areas of Responsibility for Health Education Specialists.  

Click here to find out the specific courses Health Sciences students can take to be eligible to sit for the CHES examination. For more information about CHES please visit NCHEC website.

Career Counseling and Support Services

Career Connection provides resources that can be used to help you assess your interest, values, skills, and personality traits to generate career options.
Provided services include:
  • Career assessment
  • Workshop and career groups
  • Free visits with career consultants

To find out more, visit Career Counseling and Support Services