Health Sciences

Academic Programs

It is the mission of the Department of Health Sciences to enable students to develop the critical knowledge and skills required to assume professional responsibility and leadership in health promotion, disease prevention, administration and clinical practice in a variety of health-care settings. Health Sciences faculty are committed to student-centered learning, scholarship and service.

The primary objective of the Department of Health Sciences is to the education of students preparing for professional careers in private and public health services. The Programs in Health Sciences are multidisciplinary and directed toward understanding factors affecting the well-being and health of populations and individuals, and toward improving their health status.

The Professional Programs are based on a foundation in the liberal arts and the physical and behavioral sciences. The Professional Programs are directed toward preparing students for the specific program discipline.