Bachelor of Science Degree • School of Health Professions
Health Studies: The UC Advantage
The health studies major at Utica College provides foundational learning for students who desire to enter any of a number of different health and health-related professions. It is a strong undergraduate prelude to graduate study in physical therapy and occupational therapy.
While it does not lead directly to licensure or a professional credential, the major in health studies does offer a solid grounding for professional accomplishment and more specialized study, following a highly interdisciplinary approach to human health that encompasses everything from anatomy to anthropology to statistics and more.
Curriculum Students work with a variety of health sciences-related learning resources across campus, including the state-of-the-art laboratories in F. Eugene Romano Hall. They also engage in a very broad selection of community-based real-world learning experiences.
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Program Student Learning Goals
Health studies majors develop the foundational knowledge that will enable them to succeed, with more specialized professional training, in a range of health-related professions, including:
- The Heckscher Foundation for Children
- CI Investments
- New York Downtown Hospital
- Faxton-St Luke's Healthcare
- New England Rehabilitation Hospital
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