1. Welcome to "Med City"
There are a lot of reasons it's tough to beat a UMR education. But for health sciences students, our proximity to the Mayo Clinic says it all. We're within walking distance of some of the most respected medical facilities in the nation--and the world for that matter. And that means access to competitive internships and hands-on career opportunities, as well as the chance to mingle off campus with highly skilled medical professionals.
2. You Belong in the Spotlight
UMR attracts students who seek small classes and big opportunities. Here you will gain close personal attention and a variety of perspectives from peers and faculty without losing your sense of direction. The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program provides a launching pad to a bright future in the health sciences.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program integrates the diverse areas of the health sciences across the natural sciences, social sciences, mathematics, arts, and humanities. The unique approach to teaching lends relevance to topics, making them applicable to both everyday and professional life. Authentic data, multiple sources of information, and engaging discussions compel students to explore the boundaries of their world.
3. Leadership for a Lifetime
Our UMR faculty set the bar high. All faculty members are committed to developing an integrated curriculum, working closely with colleagues in other fields, and employing the most effective teaching methods possible.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care will generate 3.2 million new jobs--more than any other industry--by 2018. Want a piece of that action? Start with the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program at UMR. As a BSHS student, you'll gain real-life experience to jumpstart the career of your dreams and get the opportunity to continue learning and growing as a health sciences professional long after graduation.
Recent, unprecedented growth in aging populations and a boom in technological advancements, has fueled a great need for qualified health care professionals. That need will continue to increase for years to come. In addition to enjoying job security, today's health sciences professional can:
BSHS students have the unique opportunity to personalize their education with a capstone experience relevant to their health sciences career interests in their fourth year. Opportunities include:
The innovative and challenging curriculum of the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree will provide a strong background in necessary health sciences disciplines. Integration across the natural sciences, social sciences, mathematics, and arts and humanities makes this program unique. Examples from diverse areas of the health sciences make the materials relevant. Authentic data, multiple sources of information, and engaging discussions among students and faculty transform complex concepts and bring them to life.
Today’s challenging professional environments demand skills beyond basic subject knowledge. Throughout the program there is emphasis on leadership, communication, teamwork, problem solving and personal development that will offer you an opportunity to build a broad range of understanding for personal growth and professional development.
Faculty get to know each student individually and work closely with students to deepen their knowledge and skills. Dedicated faculty engage students in projects relevant to careers in health sciences. The BSHS faculty is dedicated to student success, advancement of educational research, and the application of those insights in the classroom to help students succeed.
The health sciences major is administered by the UMR Center for Learning Innovation.
|Meet UMR on the Road|
|Request More Information|
|Contact the UMR Admissions Office|