School of Nursing and Health Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies

The University of Washington Bothell’s Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies provides the opportunity to work with our committed faculty to develop knowledge and skills useful for improving the health of individuals and communities.

As part of our program, you will study and apply a range of health concepts. Examples include exploring the social and biological predictors of health, conducting policy analyses, applying health education and community engagement strategies, using social justice critiques, understanding global health perspectives, evaluating health-related research and exploring the meaning of health through the study of culture and the humanities. You will also have opportunities to use these skills during internships and study abroad experiences.

Career Possibilities

As a Health Studies graduate you will be ready to enter a wide variety of occupations or be prepared with a sound foundation for graduate school or other advanced training. Career possibilities include the following:

  • Public and Global Health Services
  • Health Education and Communication
  • Health Management and Administration
  • Non-Profit Services
  • Community Organizing
  • Mental Health and 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


Application Deadline

Winter 2015: November 3rd, 2014

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