Health Science, Generic Program

Health Sciences (4-year Generic program)

Are you ready to develop a knowledge base that prepares you to be a part of a treatment team in the health care field? Do you have an interest in health-related career paths? CMU’s Health Sciences major provides our students with the skills employers are looking for in the health care industry, and the education needed for success in health-related graduate programs.

About This Program

The Health Sciences program prepares you for an in-demand career in ever-evolving and growing fields. You will receive challenging and rewarding academic experiences, as well as hands-on learning. If you are looking for a program to prepare you for entry-level administrative positions in the health care industry, or graduate studies in a health-related field, the Health Science Degree program is the program for you!

As a CMU Health Sciences major, you will have opportunities to:

  • develop leadership and communication skills vital for success in the health care industry
  • apply research to practice through case studies and practicum experiences
  • take classes such as Issues in Current Professional Practice, Health Care Law, and Client Education and Health Care
  • participate in hands-on learning through coursework and practicum experiences
  • become a candidate for employment who is highly desired for your management and leadership skills, and who stands apart due to your compassion and dedication
Health Science Program Outcomes
  • Demonstrate leadership with technical proficiency and graduates demonstrate use of principles of management and leadership evidence in: management of fiscal, physical and human resources.
  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving to the provision of health care services evidenced by successful completion of internships or clinical practicums.
  • Incorporate the principles of communication, advocacy, and health care education into practice.
  • Exhibit commitment to individual growth as a lifelong learner evidenced by: 
    1. continuing formal education, informal education: 
    2. reading professional refereed journals,         
    3. participating in shaping the healthcare delivery system.
    4. Demonstrate collaboration with other healthcare providers to promote the full human potential.
Majors and Minors

Major Minor

Health Sciences Minor Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (Generic)
Last updated: 10/30/2020