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Health care support occupations are identified as one of the big four for employment growth by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Our healthcare studies program is specifically designed for students interested in the healthcare and human service industry but prefer to work in a non-licensed, non-clinical setting.

Degree Programs

Undergraduate and Combined Undergraduate/Graduate Degrees

  • Healthcare Studies


Minors and Concentrations

  • Healthcare Studies


Our Program

The healthcare studies major offers a path to non-clinical jobs in the growing healthcare industry. Our program structure lets students customize their studies with a choice of minors, and internships and practical experience make our graduates more marketable after graduation. Partnerships with allied health programs at community colleges open a number of transfer opportunities.

A Growing Industry

Jobs for healthcare studies graduates are expected to grow by up to 38% in the next 10 years. Average salaries for healthcare studies jobs requiring a bachelor's degree range from $33,000-119,000.

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