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About the Health Sciences, B.S.

On Campus

The Health Sciences Degree provides an interdisciplinary foundation for a large variety of health-related careers. This degree is ideal for students who wish to enter a non-clinical health career such as medical case management, corporate wellness, human services, medical sales, pharmaceuticals sales and distribution and more.

Health Sciences graduates may also be qualified to enter professional health science programs, such as physical therapy, nursing or radiography. This degree may also be attractive to current health practitioners interested in earning a bachelor’s degree to provide opportunities for advancement and to increase their competitiveness in the job market.

Students in 体育菠菜大平台's Health Sciences department benefit from small class sizes, dedicated faculty who are researchers and teachers, real research opportunities and a strong partnership with University of Nebraska Medical Center, Kearney’s two hospitals and numerous medical clinics.

Health Sciences Program at a Glance


Credit Hours

General Studies requirement has been reduced to 30 credit hrs allowing more freedom and making it easier to transfer to 体育菠菜大平台.

Degree Received

Applied Health Sciences, Bachelor of Science


Per Credit Hour

With the New Nebraskan Scholarship all undergraduate students pay in-state tuition

Brittany Zimmerman

"I saw where my parents were and the mistakes they made with their life."  "I wanted to be able to make my family better. I wanted to be the person my siblings could look up to, because they had no one else to look up to."

"My whole thought process through all my education – middle school, high school, college – was always a part of that. I never wasn’t thinking about how excited I was to go to college, to be able to get a degree, to be able to be on my own, to be something better than what was put in front of me in the first place."

Brittany Zimmerman

Health Sciences

What can you do with a Health Sciences Degree

Learn more about the types of jobs and common employers that Health Sciences graduates work for.


  • Children’s Care Manager
  • Client/Patient Advocate
  • Family Services Counselor
  • Independent Living Specialist
  • Lobbyist/Health Care Advocate
  • Medical Equipment Marketing and Sales
  • Social Services Case Manager
  • Wellness Coordinator
  • Claims Reviewer
  • Community Relations Coordinator
  • Health Benefits Manager
  • Insurance Sales
  • Medical and Health Service Managers
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Substance Abuse Counselor

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