This area of study prepares students for entry-level positions in health services and prepares students for a variety of careers in health-related fields. Graduates of this program will be prepared to pursue careers in hospitals, health departments, health agencies, healthcare supply companies, health insurance companies, health research and policy organizations, and local, state, and federal health agencies. The Health Studies program is part of the Division of Health and Human Services.
Additionally, they will also be well-positioned for graduate study in business, health services research or policy, public health, and healthcare administration.
Unique to the Program:
The Health Studies program at Concordia College prepares students for career opportunities—or advancement of careers—in the non-clinical areas of healthcare. It utilizes knowledge from liberal arts and sciences to provide graduates with a well-rounded and functional educational foundation.
We respect high-touch personal experience as much as we value high-tech. Graduates of this program—well-positioned to assume employment in the healthcare field—are encouraged to embrace life-long learning and continue their Health Studies education long after they leave our campus.
The curriculum is fully integrated with the arts and sciences and will provide you with all the tools you will need to succeed in the fast-paced, ever-changing healthcare field. You will study all aspects of cutting-edge health topics as you learn and develop applicable skills. The program will prepare you for an exciting career in your field of choice as a healthcare professional.
Sampling of Health Studies Courses:
- Elements of Inorganic, Organic, and Biochemistry
- Human Anatomy and Physiology
- General Microbiology
- Food and Nutrition
- Elements of Sociology
- General Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- Organizational Behavior
- Philosophy of Social Sciences
- Social Problems
- Prevention, Health Promotion
- Race and Ethnicity
- Violence in the Family
- Social Psychology
- Abnormal Psychology
- Counseling Psychology
- Theories of Personality
- Social Theory
- Services to Families/Children
- Working with Special Populations
- Health Care Management
- Senior Capstone in Health Services
- Fieldwork in Health Service