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

National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

aids awareness flyerFriday, March 10, 10am: Associate Professor Jody Early to host a webinar for public health and social service providers.  The presentation will look at the impact of HIV and AIDS on women & girls in Snohomish County. Register today!

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Health Studies Students Intern with Public Health

hs interns with public healthHealth Studies students MyKa'La Alexander, Ilma Vikovic, and Julianne Korn worked with Public Health's Healthy Eating & Active Living Unit autumn quarter.  

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Health Studies Alumni in Senegal

alumni in senegalHealth Studies alumni Aimee Desrochers and Alex Winters, both class of 2014, found out global health can be a small world when they unexpectedly bumped into each other in Senegal.  

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Admissions

Winter 2017: Closed

Spring 2017: Open

Autumn 2017: Opens 12/15/2016


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