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Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
What You Can Do With A Health Sciences Degree
Hodges’ Bachelor’s in Health Sciences is a multidisciplinary studies degree for health science majors that allows students to complete our core curriculum while choosing select electives best suited to their chosen graduate studies and career objectives.
- Receive personalized attention that helps you choose electives that will help you lay a foundation for graduate school for careers such as physicians, physician assistants, therapists, medical scientists, and more.
- Our health sciences degree is an ideal choice for those looking for careers in healthcare positions such as wellness, supervisory roles, administrative/clerical, communications, or health education.
- Health Sciences is an ideal bachelor’s degree path for graduates from Hodges U AA or AS in PTA, Nursing, EMS, or Healthcare Office Administration. Those who have graduated from our AS in PTA or AS in EMS programs may be able to earn the BS degree faster by completing a few general education courses, chemistry and microbiology, and some additional elective credits without taking other chemistry or biology courses.
- Develop knowledge and skills in critical thinking, planning, organizational, collaborative, and computer/written skills in our lab environments; skills that may help you achieve success in your career starting day one.
Exceptional Training For Your Health Career
- Learn in our newly renovated Health Sciences Building, where you will have the opportunity to network and mentor with fellow students preparing you to work in collaborative environments.
- Gain in-depth skills in stimulating lab environments where you will have the opportunity to transform bacteria to make it glow, extract DNA from fungi, and even test your own DNA.
- Acquire experience in how to perform analysis on DNA using lab equipment found in the workplace such as DNA extraction columns, centrifuges, electrophoresis instruments, and PCR machines.
- Receive training in chemistry classes about potential uses of household chemicals.
- Discover the sources of energy in food, and how the body processes this energy.
- Develop skills in the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment.
- Train on how to follow sterile techniques (avoid/protect from contaminations) and explore the prevalence of microorganisms (bacteria and mold) through interactive microbiology labs.
- Hodges University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
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Associate of Arts in Health Sciences
AA in Health Sciences
Receive introductory education in healthcare for entry-level careers or to pursue your BS in Health Sciences.
- Complete the core curriculum and have the flexibility to choose science and general electives to match the requirements of the professional career and/or school of your choice.
- Gain basic education in subjects such as Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Psychology, and Physics.
- Receive guidance with preparing for entry into our limited enrollment AS in PTA, AS in EMS, BS in Nursing, or BS in Healthcare Services Administration or Health Sciences programs.
- Learn in our newly renovated Health Sciences Building, where opportunities to develop networking and mentorship with fellow students may help you succeed in your future career.