SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies, BS

Introduction

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

Pre-Physician Assistant concentration available

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

Opportunities to apply for graduate programs at SFU

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.

 

CURRICULUM & COURSES

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.

     

    Course Catalog 

    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.

    Course Catalog

    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.

Experienced Faculty Who Love to Teach

 

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

814.471.1314, thorner@francis.edu

 

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.