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Health Sciences, B.S.

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is available to students who desire to work in healthcare, allied health, or public health fields. 

This new multidisciplinary degree provides a platform to fill the rising number of health care/allied health employment positions that are a demand in the Southwestern United States.

Emphasis Areas:

  • General Health Science
  • Pre-Athletic Training
  • Pre-Nursing
  • Public Health

The BS in Health Science Program is also an excellent preparatory program for many graduate level health science degrees such as the Master of Nursing, Master of Athletic Training. Additionally, it is an excellent completion degree for individuals that already have a two year allied health degree.

"The Health Sciences, B.S. Program prepares students for a robust and versatile career in a large interdisciplinary health care arena."

- Dr. Carol Foust, Director of Health Sciences

Frequently Asked Questions


    What careers can I pursue with a Health Sciences degree?

    Graduates of the program have a variety of career opportunities, such as:

    • Epidemiologists
    • Public health specialists
    • Medical personnel
    • Hospital administrators
    • Medical scientists
    • Disease management professionals

    How can I transfer to the BSN Program?

    Students enrolled in the Pre-Nursing emphasis of the Health Sciences Program can apply for admission into the BSN program by the completion of their secod year of undergraduate studies (or by the completion of pre-requisite nursing coursework).

    How long does the Health Science Program take to complete?

    Candidates seeking a Bachelor of Science in Health Science will take an average of four years to graduate. However, staff and faculty support and strongly encourage students with the timeline that is best for them and their lifestyle. 

    Students in the Pre-Nursing emphasis of the Health Sciences Program also take an average of four years to graduate with a BSN if accepted into the BSN program by their second year of studies. 



    What is the application process?

    You will need to submit an official application to CSU-Pueblo through Admissions. Once you have been admitted into the University, you will be a part of the Health Sciences program.

    For students interested in the BSN through the Pre-Nursing Pathway, additional admissions criteria must be met.

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