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

Study Abroad in Sardinia: Community Engagement on a Global Level

Associate Professor, Jody Early, co-lead a group of students as they travelled to Sardinia, Italy. The 25 students, from a variety of disciplines, worked with individuals migrating to Sardinia seeking asylum. For the full story, please visit the UWB news page.

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Team Guatemala Video Available

team guatemala Dr. Mabel Ezeonwu, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing & Health Studies, led 18 UW Bothell students on a two week trip to Guatemala.  The students held one day clinics and learned about the challenges of providing health care in resource-poor settings.

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Over 250 Degrees Awarded in 2016

The School of Nursing & Health Studies is proud to announce that we conferred over 250 degrees in 2016. In addition to the accomplishment of successfully completing degree requirements, many of our Nursing students, in both the Bachelor and Master programs, earned a place in the Nursing Honor Society.  Several Health Studies students are on their way to Masters in Public Health Programs both here and abroad.  


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Fall 2016: Closed

Winter 2017: Open

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