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Public Health Studies: Clinical Health Science

Public Health Studies: Clinical Health Science

Our Clinical Health Science concentration prepares you for continued clinical study in one of the many licensed health professions, including medicine, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, dentistry, dental hygienics, ophthalmology, and others. Students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health Studies with a Clinical Health Sciences concentration should verify specific prerequisites required by any professional school(s) to which an application will be submitted. Students must complete specified prerequisites to earn this degree.

Clinical Health Science Advising Sheet

Clinical Health Science Learning Outcomes

Students in the Clinical Health Science track will learn to:

Prepare students to pursue an advanced or professional degree in the health field.
Complete required coursework in science and social science for pre-professional programs such as nursing, OT, PT, dentistry, medicine, etc.
Describe the role public health plays in the health of individuals and the population.
Demonstrate an understanding of current health topics and their application to the health profession

Clinical Health Science Careers

This degree prepares students who plan to continue to clinical health graduate
programs including medicine, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy,
pharmacy, dentistry, and more.

Recent graduates have been accepted to OHSU, Harvard, Linfield, Pacific
University, SUNNY Binghamton, Mt. Sinai, Concordia, and other schools around
the country.

With a bachelor’s degree in Public Health Studies: Clinical Health Science, alumni have found employment at various clinical health organizations around the country.