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Undergraduate Degree Programs

The Waters College of Health Professions (WCHP) offers students a variety of degree programs. Explore your interests in the following degree programs, and find out which program is right for you. For questions regarding specific undergraduate programs, please contact the Waters College of Health Professions Advisement Center

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Exercise Science

Location: Statesboro Campus

The Exercise Science program will prepare you for advanced studies in medicine or rehabilitation sciences, or for a career in fitness centers, research laboratories, or as an exercise technician in a cardiac rehabilitation center. The program includes five areas of concentration: Allied Health and Graduate School, Inclusive Physical Activity, Fitness and Wellness Management, Sport Performance, and Tactical Strength and Conditioning.

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Health Sciences

Location: Armstrong Campus

The Health Sciences program is composed of five areas of emphasis to prepare you for a variety of careers and graduate study in the health industry. Areas of emphasis include general health science, human performance/fitness management, health services administration, gerontology, and health informatics.

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Nutrition & Food Science

Location: Statesboro Campus

Our Nutrition and Food Science program allow you to specialize your degree within Community Nutrition, Food Science/Food Systems Administration, and Dietetics. Your studies will prepare you for work in fields including food safety and management, food marketing, medical nutrition therapy, and advanced food science.

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Sport Management

Location: Statesboro Campus

The Sport Management program explores the professional side of sports (commercial, managerial and legal) and provides you with academic preparation and hands-on training for success in a highly competitive field.

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Nursing

Location: Armstrong & Statesboro Campus

The Nursing program prepares prelicensure students through clinical experience, simulation labs, and a rigorous academic education. Students have the option between three different programs to obtain their BSN degree. Options include the Pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN), or Advancement Placement Track LPN.LVN-BSN.

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For students who already have Registered Nursing credentials and are looking to upgrade to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, check out the online RN-BSN program.

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Communication Sciences & Disorders

Location: Armstrong Campus

The Communication Sciences and Disorders program provides preparation in the normal processes of communication and its development, as well as in the identification and treatment of communication disorders for students whose career interests include audiology and speech-language pathology.

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Rehabilitation Sciences

Location: Armstrong Campus

The Rehabilitation Sciences program provides you with a curriculum focused on the science and research associated with physiology and rehabilitation. The program is designed to prepare you for graduate studies in physical therapy, occupational therapy or sports medicine.

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Respiratory Therapy

Location: Armstrong Campus

The Respiratory Therapy program trains you to diagnose, assess and manage patients with acute or chronic diseases or conditions affecting the heart or lungs, as well as the diagnosis and prevention of cardiopulmonary disease.

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Medical Laboratory Science

Location: Armstrong Campus

The Medical Laboratory Science program provides you with the knowledge and experience to begin your career as a medical laboratory scientist. In this program, you’ll train in various lab areas, including hematology, microbiology, immunology, clinical chemistry and urinalysis.

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Radiologic Sciences

Location: Armstrong Campus

The Radiologic Sciences program trains you in the science of administering radiation, ultrasound and magnetism to provide information for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries. Georgia Southern offers five concentrations within the baccalaureate degree leading to initial certification. These concentrations are: radiography, radiation therapy, sonography, nuclear medicine and cardiovascular interventional science.

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View nuclear medicine overview card.

View cardiovascular interventional science overview card.

Undergraduate Certificates

Advanced Imaging

Location: Armstrong Campus

The Advanced Imaging certificate emphasizes a deeper study and practice with the imaging modalities used in radiologic sciences. You can customize your coursework to focus on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computerized tomography (CT), mammography or cardiovascular interventional radiology.

Gerontology

Location: Armstrong Campus

The Gerontology certificate provides you with a multi-disciplinary background in aging by getting you directly involved with older adults in the form of community service, projects and practicum experience.

Undergraduate Minors

Exercise Science

Location: Statesboro Campus

Students interested in pursuing a different degree may minor in exercise science.

Coaching

Location: Statesboro Campus

Georgia Southern University’s minor in coaching prepares you to coach at the recreation, travel, middle school and high school levels. 

Nutrition and Food Science

Location: Statesboro Campus

Students interested in pursuing a different degree may minor in nutrition and food science.

Health Informatics

Location: Armstrong Campus

Georgia Southern University’s health informatics minor prepares students for the planning and utilization of health information technology in numerous professional career paths.

Professional License Disclosure

For all Online Programs:

Federal Law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosure include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.

For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Last updated: 11/9/2020