Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies, BS


Build a Solid Foundation to Pursue Your Healthcare Goals at Saint Francis University

The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies provides a degree pathway for students interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree in a health-related field. 


Offered: On-Campus

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Pre-Physician Assistant concentration available

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Prepares you to pursue a graduate professional health care degree or enter the workforce

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Opportunities to apply for graduate programs at SFU

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The SFU Learning Experience

Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies the Saint Francis Way

The program incorporates a solid health studies core with a general education curriculum reflecting the Goals of Franciscan Higher Education that prepares students to matriculate into a graduate program or enter the workforce.



What You’ll Learn in the Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies Program

This program incorporates a solid health and science core with a general education curriculum reflecting the goals of Franciscan Higher Education. 

  • Degree Paths
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Degree Awarded

    Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies, B.S.

    A four-year degree that allows students to flexibility to take a variety of health care-focused courses and the opportunity to earn one or more academic minors in areas of their interest.


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    Plan of Study

    Concentrations Offered

    Pre-Physician Assistant Concentration

    A four-year degree designed to serve as an excellent preparation for application to a graduate Physician Assistant program.

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    Plan of Study


  • Student Learning Outcomes:

    • Students will appreciate the value of an interdisciplinary approach to health care.
    • Students will think critically as they address health-related issues.
    • Students will communicate effectively in verbal and written formats.
    • Students will employ moral and ethical decision-making as a health professional.
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Experienced Faculty Who Love to Teach


Dr. Theresa M. Horner, Program Chair,
Assistant Professor of Public Health



Career Outlook in Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies

As a graduate with an Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies degree, you can get to work in a wide variety of exciting medical fields or pursue your ambitions of a graduate professional health care degree.