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Health Sciences BHS

Format: In person at Armstrong Campus

The Bachelor of Health Sciences is designed to teach students and practicing health professionals the view that health is separate from illness. Students will develop expertise in the health sciences while focusing on applied health-related areas. The Health Science program consists of four concentrations: health science (generalist), health services administration, health informatics and human performance/fitness management.

One Program, Four Concentrations!

Health Science (Generalist)

The generalist concentration in health science provides students with an opportunity to explore the discipline as a means of making informed career and academic pathway decisions. It is appealing to students who wish to matriculate within the health professions while addressing admissions requirements of other programs such as nursing or physical therapy.

Health Services Administration

The administration and management of healthcare programs in a variety of settings, including hospitals, group practices, the private sector, the health and fitness industry, sales, gerontology and public health.

Health Informatics

The Health Informatics degree concentration prepares you for entry-level jobs in health informatics, health information management, and health information systems selection and implementation.

Human Performance/Fitness Management

Responsible for optimizing the health and performance of those involved in sporting activity at all levels. Employment settings may include hospital-based wellness centers, corporate wellness programs, nonprofit wellness programs and health and fitness centers.

Contact Us

McKinley Thomas, Ph.D.
Professor
Office: Armstrong Campus-University Hall 154K
Phone: 912-344-2656
Email: mckinleythomas@georgiasouthern.edu

Bachelor of Health Sciences Mission

The mission of the Bachelor of Health Sciences is to educate and prepare health professionals in Health Sciences, Health Service Administration, Health Informatics, and Human Performance and Fitness Management by providing real-world industry exposure and experience, evidence-based practice, and population responsiveness to undergraduate students guided by current health sciences theory and practice to ensure that both individuals and communities reach their highest levels of health and wellbeing.

Last updated: 6/10/2021