Adult Professional Studies
If you’ve considered a degree in health care but find that you are not attracted to the clinical side, Immaculata’s Bachelor of Science in allied health for professional health sciences may be just what you are seeking.
The program provides a flexible, interdisciplinary approach to learning about health sciences and our health care system, including courses in contemporary issues in health care and leadership in health care. Graduates receive a well-rounded background in health sciences without having to pursue a specific clinical degree.
“I would recommend this program because it has helped me develop practical expertise and personal confidence in the public health professional setting, and it has provided me with skills that are essential in a career in public health.” —Ciatta Jackson, professional caregiver
You can complete the program through a blend of online and on-campus coursework and can transfer credits seamlessly from a pre-professional program allowing you to graduate within two years.
Immaculata values your myriad learning experiences which may allow you to obtain college credit for learning. Military training and education, technical and professional programs, and testing through exams such as CLEP or DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support) are acceptable ways of earning college credits for prior learning.
Where Can I Work
Graduates from this program are suited to work at hospitals, as pharmaceutical reps, in long-term care facilities, as assistants to hospital managers, in health insurance companies, as health informatics technicians or in physicians’ offices. They can also pursue a graduate degree in clinical fields including physician assistant, or pursue an MBA and go into hospital administration.