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

Health Studies Student Jessica Jacobson Accepted to Cal Poly Masters Program

Jessica Jacobson, Health Studies student, has been accepted to the Masters in Public Policy program at California Polytechnic State University.

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Health Studies Student Nick Begley Receives Award, Accepted to Masters Program

Health Studies student Nick Begley was awarded a Founder's Fellow Scholarship for his research.  Nick has also been accepted into UWB Masters of Policy Studies program.

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Health Studies Students at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice Symposium

Stephanie Lim Research SymposiumHealth Studies students currently involved in research took part in the UWB Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice Symposium.  The symposium showcased projects from all disciplines and encouraged interdisciplinary discourse.

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Admissions

Fall 2016: Closed

Winter 2017: Opens July 1, 2016


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