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School of Health Sciences and Human Movement

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Emphasis Areas

All students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences must select an emphasis area as a specialization to their degree. The emphasis area determines the coursework the student will take since the very start of the academic program. 

The Health Sciences program offers the following areas of emphasis:

General Health Science

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a General Health Science emphasis prepares students for health science related professional positions. 

This emphasis is an excellent selection for students preparing for work in careers in:

  • Home health coordination
  • Health maintenance
  • Organization care coordinator
  • Insurance company prevention coordinator
  • Women, infant, and children health worker
  • Health navigator
  • Many more!

General Health Course Offerings

Health Coaching

Graduates from the Health Coaching emphasis are prepared to work in worksite health promotion programs, insurance prevention programs or in private practice as a health coach assisting clients with behavior change and disease prevention.

Health Coaching Course Offerings

Pre-Athletic Training

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a Pre-Athletic Training emphasis prepares students for entry into Master level Athletic Training programs.

This emphasis area allows students who are not accepted into the MS in Athletic Training 3+2 Program to graduate with a 4-year degree to pursue other graduate options.

Pre-Athletic Training Course Offerings


The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a Pre-Nursing emphasis is meant for students looking to apply to the BSN Program upon completion of fifty percent of prerequisite nursing courses.

However, students in this emphasis area can also graduate with a four year degree and pursue several nursing-related career options or graduate programs.

Pre-Nursing Course Offerings

Public Health

The Bachelor of Science in Health Science with a Public Health emphasis prepares students to take the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing exam to become a Certified Health Education Specialist.

Public Health gradiates can find employment in:

  • Worksite health promotion
  • Community health
  • Government and volunteer health agencies
  • Clinical care settings

Public Health graduates are also prepared to apply to a Master-level Public Health degree.

Public Health Course Offerings

Spring 2022 Registration

Registration Opens October 18, 2021.

To register for Spring 2022 courses, students will need to meet with their academic success coach or faculty mentor, submit proof of vaccination or exemption, and self-register through Banner.

Vaccination Requirement and Exemptions

Student wearing face mask

The university's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy includes the COVID-19 vaccination unless an exemption is filed.

School of Health Sciences and Human Movement

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