Offered as a major
Related Academic Programs
Health Sciences Major
Are you a helping personality? If a career in the healthcare industry is what you seek, then pursuing a degree in the health sciences is the way forward. Ten foundation courses in the natural, social, and behavioral sciences will set the stage for choosing one of three tracks: Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physical Therapy, or Pre-Occupational Therapy. A capstone internship will be the crowning achievement of your studies.
Outside of the health science classroom
Outside of Class
Opportunities abound to extend your learning beyond the classroom, including The Women in STEM (WSTEM) Leadership Scholarship; The WSTEM Mentoring Program, pairing women in STEM majors with established professionals in the field; and Pre-Health Professions Club.
Resources for getting a health sciences job
The Career Center offers opportunities for science majors to explore a future in their chosen fields, including STEM resume workshops (STEM Resumania), career assessment and testing, career fairs, and on-campus recruiting.
A STEM specialized career fair each year allows environmental science students to interview for jobs and internships with top companies.
Mount graduates with a health science degree
After You Graduate
Find a career working with a title such as:
health and wellness coach
Go to work for one of these entities with a health sciences degree:
community and public health agencies
health insurance agency