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BS in Health Science (HS)
The Health Science program culminates in a baccalaureate degree for nursing professionals or for students certified in allied health fields, including, but not limited to dental hygiene, medical records, medical technology, health physics or animal health technology.  Program graduates will possess the skills and competencies necessary to analyze core elements of health care policies and develop effective strategies to ensure that quality health care is provided.
Health Science Major

BS in Health and Wellness Management (HWM)
The Health and Wellness Management program provides students with a strong foundation on the basic biomechanical and physiological principles associated with human movement and the basic wellness concepts conducive to healthy lifestyles.  Program graduates will have the skills and competencies necessary to occupy professional positions in the field of health fitness in business, industry, service agencies, correctional institutions, and hospitals.
Health and Wellness Management Major

BS in Public Safety and Health Administration (PSHA)
The Public Safety and Health Administration program is concerned with the administration of public agencies, at all levels of government, which promote community health and safety.  The program is mostly aimed at students with working experience in preventing, responding, managing, and reducing the consequences of public emergencies.  Through rigorous course work, the program prepares professionals in emergency response and allied health agencies for increased management and administration responsibilities, thus enhancing career opportunities.
Public Safety and Health Administration Major

PSHA 465 - Senior Research Project - serves as the Department's capstone course and is to be taken during the student's final semester.  This course contains a variety of assignments, including a departmental exit examination, a senior research paper, and an oral presentation. Prerequisite courses are not required of any of the Department' professional core. The professional core courses are generally offered in a variety of formats several times per year and can be taken in any order.



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