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Bachelor of Science in Health Science - Columbus State University

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Bachelor of Science in Health Science

About the Program

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Empower others to live healthier, fuller lives. As a health science major at Columbus State, you'll examine all the factors that contribute to physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Our immersive curriculum blends theory and research with applied public health practice. As a student, you'll learn how to:

  • Review and summarize current literature, develop a research question and hypotheses, select an appropriate study design, and disseminate information.
  • Develop a comprehensive health education program that focuses on tobacco use prevention, cancer prevention education, diabetes education, and other health-related topics
  • Identify target populations and disease states through research of current and historical disease trends

The program offers several hands-on learning opportunities through internships, community partnerships, and field experiences. As a student at CSU, you'll be encouraged to expand your qualifications by becoming a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Certification is coordinated through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. If you're planning to pursue an advanced degree in healthcare, visit the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health for a complete list of accredited schools and programs.

Career Opportunities

When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree, you’ll be prepared for advanced study or a broad range of careers including:

  • Environmental Health
  • Health service administrator
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Community outreach coordinator
  • Public Health
  • Medical Programs
  • Or others health related professions

Degree Requirements

Please see our academic catalog for additional information about this degree's requirements.

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Admissions Requirements

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Tuition and Fees

Value matters at CSU. We strive to make all programs attainable and affordable for every student.

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Financial Aid

From state scholarships to federal student aid, we’re here to help you take advantage of every educational resource.

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