Health SCiences

Are you ready to develop a knowledge base that prepares you to be a part of a treatment team in the health care field? Do you have an interest in physical therapy, occupational therapy, or other health-related career paths? CMU’s Health Sciences major provides our students with the skills employers are looking for in the health care industry, and the education needed for continual success.

Locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Residential Campus

Online Programs


CMU Centers

About This Program

The Health Sciences program offers three tracks within the major: entry-level health care administration, Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA), and Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). These tracks will prepare you for an in-demand career in ever-evolving and growing fields. You will receive challenging and rewarding academic experiences, as well as hands-on learning. If you have already earned an Associate of Science degree in a health-related area, or have earned health care certification from another educational institution, you are qualified to complete this Bachelor’s degree program.

As a CMU Health Sciences major, you will have opportunities to:

  • become comfortable as a leader and proficient in caring for clients through communication, research, theory, diagnosis, and oversight
  • take classes such as Issues in Current Professional Practice, Health Care Law, and Client Education and Health Care
  • participate in hands-on learning through coursework and practicum experiences
  • become a candidate for employment who is highly desired for your management and leadership skills, and who stands apart due to your compassion and dedication

Degrees Available

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences - CLAS, CGES

Admission Requirements

Admission to CMU is selective. Our admission staff carefully reviews and evaluates each application on an individual basis. Please review all requirements prior to applying for admission.

CMU Admission Requirements