School of Nursing and Health Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies

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

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to:

1. Identify bio-social-ecological factors that influence health, health equity, and social justice, at the individual and population levels;

2. Analyze the impacts of population level healthcare policies and systems from a local to global perspective;

3. Evaluate health research and health information for the application of ethical and evidence based-practice;

4. Develop as public health leaders and health practitioners prepared to collaborate with communities and institutions to improve individual and population health.

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

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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

Message of support from our Dean

Dean Shari DworkinPlease read the message from Dean Shari L. Dworkin regarding support for your success spring quarter.

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Dean's Corner: SNHS and Global Health

Dean Shari L. DworkinDean's Corner: Spring 2020.  A message from our dean, Shari L. Dworkin, about SNHS and Global Health.

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Global Health Promotion in Guatemala

Guatemala ServiceJoin teams with one of SNHS' Global Community Health Partners, Guatemala Village Health, on a two week service experience. This service-learning course is designed to provide students with hands-on primary care/public health experience in low-resource areas of Guatemala. 

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Current HS Students

Health Studies Advisor: 

Kaitlin Wright 
wrightkr@uw.edu
425-352-5376

 

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