Bachelor of Science in Clinical Health Science

Simpson College

Program Description

Bachelor of Science in Clinical Health Science

Simpson College

The healthcare field is rapidly changing, and there is a need for broadly educated graduates with an extensive knowledge of healthcare and service-related topics. These individuals are sought after for positions in hospitals, care facilities, public and private agencies, non-profit and for-profit companies, and health-related organizations.

Simpson’s Clinical Health Science program offers a strong foundation in human anatomy and human health sciences, and involves the study of the human body with a specific focus on prevention, diagnosis, rehabilitation, and current healthcare topics. The program prepares undergraduate students for career opportunities in healthcare fields.

In addition, students interested in pursuing graduate degrees in Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic, or other health-related programs are encouraged to explore the Clinical Health Science major as it can provide the hands-on skills and knowledge necessary for admission to a variety of graduate programs.

Entry-Level Health Fields:

  • EMT, CNA
  • Medical Records/Transcriptionist
  • Surgical and Medical Sales Rep
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Medical Assistant/Tech
  • Extended Care Facilities
  • Biological Technician
  • Medical and Health Services Manager (with Health Services Leadership major/minor)
  • Public Health Educator
  • Researcher
  • Pharmaceutical/Medical Sales
  • Health Communications Specialist (with communications major/minor)
  • Radiology Tech

Course List

1st Year

  • SpSc 110 Intro to Health Careers & Injury Management
  • SpSc 120 Functional Human Anatomy
  • Biol 110 – Principles of Biology I w/Lab
  • Biol 111 – Principles of Biology II w/Lab

2nd Year

  • SpSc 220 Clinical Diagnostics – Lower w/Lab
  • SpSc 225 Clinical Diagnostics – Upper w/Lab
  • SpSc 230 Medical Language and Pharmacology

3rd Year

  • SpSc 265 Modalities & Theories of Healing
  • SpSc 330 Rehabilitation for Medical Conditions
  • SpSc 350 Clinical Diagnostics of Medical Conditions w/Lab

4th Year

  • SpSc 365 Clinical Genomics and Medical Applications to Disease
  • SpSc 395 Disease Interventions

Strongly Recommended Electives:

*SpSc 319 Internship (Junior or Senior Year)

  • Biol 225 – Human Physiology
  • Biol 322 – Human Anatomy
  • HSLD 110 – Introduction to American Health System
  • HSLD 320 – Epidemiology and Population Health Management
  • NaSc 107 – Nutrition
  • Phil 235 – Health Care Ethics
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 4, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
4 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
35,876 USD
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Locations
USA - Indianola, Iowa
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