M.S. in Health Sciences


The M.S. degree program in health sciences prepares you for leadership roles in health-related professions. Throughout this 30-semester hour program, you’ll learn about interdisciplinary communication skills, health-services quality measurement, culturally aware leadership and evidence-based analysis in order to effectively work in professional and academic environments.

Our program is designed to:

  • Provide you with foundational research methods, statistics, management and systems- or theory-based coursework.
  • Allow customization so you may tailor your program to meet your educational goals.
  • Complete a Certificate in Graduate Studies in a specialized area of interest within the M.S. program.
  • Prepare you for doctoral studies for other graduate programs.

Our program can be completed online, or with on-campus offerings. You may select courses from different programs to address different disciplinary content to expand your skills and knowledge. You may also pair your degree with a specialized Certificate of Graduate Study.

Your courses will be taught by faculty with diverse research experience and interests including:

  • K-12 student food, science and mathematics knowledge.
  • Patient education.
  • Survey methodology.
  • Health disparities.
  • Assistive devices for rehabilitation.
  • Health professions education.
  • Interpersonal skills in telehealth.

Your program adviser will assess your preparedness and academic potential in the unique context of your personal experience and career goals.

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