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Health Sciences Programs


The Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences offers undergraduate programs leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science with majors in Applied Biomedical Sciences, Nutritional Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Public Health, Exercise Science and Nursing. All departments in the college also offer graduate degrees (for further information see the graduate catalog).

The course requirements for undergraduate programs of the college have been determined by specific professional objectives and are subject to the recommendations of the various professional accrediting associations. Each course of study provides a basic Core Curriculum in the sciences, the psycho-social areas, and the humanities; a comprehensive introduction to the health professions; upper division professional courses; and clinical or teaching experiences in one or more community health agencies or schools. Candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree in the College of Health Sciences must comply with the university Core Curriculum requirements and with the rules and regulations of the college. The university Core Curriculum requirements are described under academic policies.

Candidates for degrees in the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences may be permitted to elect a second academic major or a minor in another college provided that all curriculum requirements of the college can still be satisfied. Election of a second major or minor may require an extension of the normal four-year period of undergraduate study.


  • Applied Biomedical Sciences: B.S.
    • Clinical Science Option
    • Medical Laboratory Science Option
    • Pre-Medical/Pre-Health Option
  • Exercise Science: B.S.
    • Clinical Concentration
    • Exercise and Fitness Management Concentration
    • Pre-Physician Assistant Concentration
    • Strength and Conditioning Concentration
  • Nursing: B.S.
  • Nutritional Science: B.S.
    • General Option
    • Nutrition and Wellness Option
    • Dietetics Option
  • Public Health: B.S.
    • Community Health/Health Promotion Concentration
    • Health Sciences Concentration
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences: B.S.
    • Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management Option


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