Health care is a major industry, and it's only getting bigger.
To prepare you for a wide range of careers in health-related settings, our health sciences major combines FSC's strengths in the core sciences, business, and the liberal arts, giving you a unique foundation and broad set of skills. But you'll also focus your learning with specialized courses in healthcare systems, research opportunities, and internships.
Top Reasons to Choose FSC for Health Sciences
- Health care is one of the bright spots in the economy.
- This is a unique interdisciplinary major.
- There are many options for you to choose courses to support your career interests.
- Our relationships provide for significant resources for internships in hospitals, clinics, primary care, and community/public health.
Engaged Learning in the Classroom
You will have an opportunity to experience clinical simulations in our state-of-the-art laboratory.
In the Healthcare Administration concentration, you will learn management principles by participating in a simulation requiring you and your team to make decisions. Apply marketing strategies by developing plans for real products and services.
For those interested in the Healthcare Communications concentration, you will receive an introduction into the worlds of advertising and public relations and then conduct an internship in a health care organization.
The Health Sciences B.S. degree program prepares students with a core science and liberal arts foundation and incorporates upper level courses in health care systems and research. You will choose either a concentration in Healthcare Administration or Healthcare Communications. An internship will allow for real world experience in a health care setting to apply the knowledge and skills gained in the classroom.
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Health care is one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the United States, currently employing over 14 million people.
Graduate & Professional Opportunities
As a FSC health sciences major, you'll be prepared for a wide variety of positions in healthcare, whether that's in administration and management, public relations, safety and quality, or marketing. You'll also have the education and skills to excel in any setting. We also offer a healthcare-focused MBA program you can apply for directly after graduation.