Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Seminole State College of Florida

Program Description

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Seminole State College of Florida


The Profession

With the health profession growing in exciting directions each year, a bachelor's degree in health sciences opens the door to limitless career options and tracks. Health science professionals work in a variety of sites, including hospitals, clinics, medical offices and health-related businesses. They also work in education centers, pharmacies, sports arenas, wellness centers or in a patient’s home.

The Program

Seminole State's Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Health Sciences, an interdisciplinary program designed in collaboration with more than 50 Central Florida healthcare industry partners, offers a wide range of opportunities for those who want to begin or advance a career in healthcare.

The curriculum includes a central core of health science courses that allows students from various specializations the opportunity to work and collaborate.

Students gain critical in-depth knowledge, choosing from one of these five in-demand specializations:

  • Healthcare Management and Professional Services
  • Health Coaching
  • Community Paramedic
  • Respiratory Therapy and Clinical Leadership
  • Simulation in Healthcare Education

Why Seminole State?

  • Unique degree option: Seminole State is the only public college or university in Central Florida to offer a degree of this type.
  • Convenience: Choose online classes to fit your schedule, or attend in-person sessions at Seminole State's Altamonte Springs Campus, which houses some of the top training and simulation environments in the region.
  • Industry-focused faculty: Our dedicated professors have real-world and classroom expertise.
  • Job placement: Seminole State's health programs have a proven track record of preparing graduates for success.


Prospective students can gain admission into the program upon completion of an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.) degree from Seminole State College or any other regionally accredited college or university. Seminole State offers students the most direct means of transferring into the program via these associate degrees:

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Clinical Pharmacy Technology
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Respiratory Care

Note: Students who earned an associate degree outside of the healthcare field may require the foundational courses before being admitted.

Career Opportunities

Driven by increased spending on healthcare services and legislative reforms, over the next decade, healthcare occupations are expected to add 2 million new jobs in the United States. This is the second-highest of any group.

A bachelor's degree in health sciences prepares you for careers such as:

  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Clinic Manager
  • Hospital Manager
  • Rehabilitation Clinic Manager
  • Respiratory Therapy Leader
  • Health Educator
  • Health and Wellness Coach
  • Personal Trainer
  • Health Case Manager
  • Pharmacy Manager
  • Medical Sales
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Health Insurance Professional
  • Community Paramedic
  • Medical Simulation Specialist/Manager
  • Secondary and Postsecondary Health Educator

The degree also can prepare students for graduate study in numerous healthcare specialties that require a minimum of a master's or doctoral degree.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 16, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Sept., 2017
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USA Sanford, Florida
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