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Opportunities For Advancement

Health is widely acknowledged as a major growth industry, with employment opportunities forecast to continue their strong upward trends of recent years. Opportunities for advancement will be greatest for people with a baccalaureate degree. Associate degree prepared health profession majors and clinicians in the field who desire a baccalaureate degree have limited options to fulfill their educational goals. Graduates and clinicians from the Allied health professions continually inquire about baccalaureate degree options to meet their busy professional lives. The Health Science degree is a specified course of study that would enhance a clinician s expertise and opportunities for advancement. The design of the Health Science curriculum is to prepare students for career paths in the health sector, including administration, management, and health promoters in educational or clinical settings in school, community, or public health environments. The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences is granted to students who complete the required program of study. These requirements include the basic requirements for all Bachelor of Science degree programs, required science and other supportive courses in the health science area. The degree is designed with two options.

  • Option One: Allows students who complete an Associate degree in an allied health field to select a degree that will strengthen and utilize the associate curriculum within the Health Science degree.
  • Option Two: Is available for students who do not have a health profession background but would like to pursue a Bachelor of Health Science degree. As a major in B.S. Health Science, students will undertake a course of study that blends three areas of emphasis that is comprised not only of the Health Science (18 hours) core requirements but includes courses in Business (21 hours) and the Life/Health Sciences (21-27 hours). The courses in the curriculum are offered on campus as well as web based. The demand for this degree will be great among current students, past graduates, and clinicians currently working in the health industry. For the curriculum for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science see the associated links for the Options.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Health Science,

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Health is widely acknowledged as a major growth industry, with employment opportunities forecast to continue their strong upward trends of recent years. Opportunities for advancement will be greatest for people with a baccalaureate degree.

Associate degree prepared health profession majors and clinicians in the field who desire a baccalaureate degree have limited options to fulfill their educational goals. Graduates and clinicians from the Allied health professions continually inquire about baccalaureate degree options to meet their busy professional lives. The Health Science degree is a specified course of study that would enhance a clinician s expertise and opportunities for advancement. The design of the Health Science curriculum is to prepare students for career paths in the health sector, including administration, management, and health promoters in educational or clinical settings in school, community, or public health environments.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences is granted to students who complete the required program of study. These requirements include the basic requirements for all Bachelor of Science degree programs, required science and other supportive courses in the health science area. The degree is designed with two options.

Option One: Allows students who complete an Associate degree in an allied health field to select a degree that will strengthen and utilize the associate curriculum within the Health Science degree. 

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Contact:
Dr. Tia M. Strait, Dean
School of Health Sciences
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595
417.625.3155

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