Health Services

Students following degree guidelines for a Bachelor of Professional Studies with a Concentration in Health Services are interested in the service professions. The Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) with a Concentration in Health Services in the College of Professional & Liberal Studies has three core tenets and they are liberal studies, professionalism, and service. Created on campus in 1975, the College of Professional & Liberal Studies historically allows students to combine courses from various departments in order to create a unique baccalaureate degree. Since the health service industry is a growing and innovative field, this curriculum will prepare online students for a wide range of healthcare positions in hospitals, health departments, health agencies, state and federal government agencies, research facilities, schools, and industry. This program is also for experienced healthcare professionals who desire to pursue an online education in order to further knowledge in healthcare management and healthcare trends by taking courses in such areas as etiquette and professionalism, service, financial management, interpersonal skills, laws, policies, global and population health, as well as the social context of healthcare. With student interest in mind, the Health Services Concentration focuses the student toward a discipline of courses that represent professionalism and service, two highly sought-after characteristics in the workforce.

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