Health Science (B.S.)
Health Science (B.S.)
Prepare for a Career in the Medical Field
At Seton Hill, we can prepare you for whatever healthcare career suits you best. Our Health Science major leads to a pre-professional degree that provides a foundation for a career in allied health fields such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech pathology, physician assistant and nursing.
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Why Study Health Science at Seton Hill?
Health sciences faculty at Seton Hill are researchers, chemists, biologists, nurses and dietitians. They will share their practical experience with you, in addition to guiding your learning in the classroom and lab.
Outstanding Facilities & Resources
You’ll enjoy taking classes and working in the labs of Seton Hill’s technologically-advanced Boyle Health Sciences Center.
Internships, Research & Clubs
At Seton Hill University, you can participate in joint faculty/student research right here on the Hill. You can also take advantage of opportunities to do research - or participate in healthcare internships - locally, regionally or around the world. Plus, you have your choice of student science clubs, offering everything from special trips to professional development to service projects.
Your Career in Healthcare
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the healthcare industry to continue to grow - adding more jobs than any other occupational group. Projected wages depend on career chosen and educational level. A recreational therapist with a bachelor’s degree, for instance, makes an average of $47,000 a year, while physicians and surgeons with advanced degrees make closer to $208,000 annually. At Seton Hill, faculty advisors and our award-winning Career and Professional Development Center will work together to prepare you to step straight into a career or a graduate school program.
Interested in the medical field but not sure which major to choose? Here is an overview of your options at Seton Hill.
Ready to Take Your Next Step Up?
You can apply online for free any time. Seton Hill features streamlined admission requirements and a comprehensive aid program. If you haven’t been to visit us yet, please schedule a time to come up to the Hill. You may just see your future from here.