School of Nursing and Health Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies

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Our exciting new Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies will provide students with the knowledge and skills to improve the health of individuals and communities.

As part of the program, students will study and apply a range of health concepts. Areas of study include the social and biological predictors of health, policy analysis, health education and community engagement strategies, and global health.

Students are encouraged to strengthen their skills through internships and study abroad experiences.


Career Possibilities

Our Health Studies graduates are ready to enter a wide variety of occupations or get prepared for graduate school or other advanced training. Career possibilities include:

  • Public and global health services
  • Health education and communication
  • Health management and administration
  • Non-profit services
  • Community organizing
  • Mental health/substance use services
  • Environmental and Occupational Health Services
  • Health care outreach and community care
  • Advanced study in Public Health, Nursing, Medicine, Social Work, or other health professions

Health Studies News

Alumni Update: Aimee Desrochers, Health Studies

Aimee Desrochers graduated from the Health Studies program at University of Washington Bothell in 2014. Since graduation she has worked as a Volunteer Research Assistant at VillageReach gaining a better understanding of sustainable health systems development. 

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Alumni Update: Janelle Cruz, Health Studies

Janelle Cruz, Health Studies alumna, says, "the Health Studies major at UW Bothell has prepared me well for my current classes in the global health department."  Janelle is currently a part-time research assistant and an MPH candidate at the George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health.

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"Leadership Lessons with June Altaras"

Our cohosted event, "Leadership Lessons with June Altaras" was a huge success!
On January 19, the School of Nursing and Health Studies partnered with BOLD to host a conversation on Care, Compassion, and Community with June Altaras, Chief Officer at Swedish & MN alum, and our Dean, David Allen. Thank you to all who participated!

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Admissions

Fall 2016: Open


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