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Master of Science in Health Sciences


The purpose of the M.S. in Health Sciences degree program is to enhance students' knowledge in the biomedical and public health disciplines and to help them develop and achieve their career goals.  Through a graduate level curriculum and career planning for positions in multiple work environments, the student will be better prepared for positions in:

  • Entrance into professional programs:  Medicine, Dentistry, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant
  • Entrance into academic graduate programs:  Ph.D., M.P.H., Doctorate in Public Health
  • Government
  • Education