The Integrated Health Science (IHS) degree includes an interdisciplinary curriculum that will provide you with solid core knowledge of health and disease prevention, along with quality delivery and oversight of health services. The integrated health science degree allows you to increase your access to courses in your area of interest while tailoring the program to your healthcare career goals.
The Integrated Health Science major will prepare you to:
You will learn to work collaboratively to solve complex issues impacting healthcare and the nation's health community. This degree will provide you with a broad understanding of human health, strategic planning, healthcare delivery systems, and ethics. You will learn effective and essential communication techniques, cultural sensitivity, critical thinking, digital technology, and teamwork.
Once you’ve declared Integrated Health Science as your major, please schedule a formal advising appointment with the Wellstar College Advising Center.
Program Format: Face-to-Face, Online or Hybrid
Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours
Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Time to Complete: Four-year Program
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Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.Integrated Health Science Degree Pathway
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Engaged – You will have the opportunity to be engaged in the community through internships, service-learning, and volunteer activities to improve the lives of community residents
Hands-On – The focus of Wellstar College, in addition to academic excellence, is community-based service-learning. As a student, you will have the opportunity, to interact with highly qualified, well-respected faculty and become involved with a wide variety of community activities from student teaching to clinical projects, to internships, to community service projects to interact with community experts. We offer a "real-life" instead of an "ivory tower" education, which is evidenced by our graduates' success in the job market.
Enhanced Technology - Wellstar College has “smart” classrooms incorporating top-notch technology to make learning less complicated.
As an Integrated health science graduate, you can pursue non-clinical careers that require an in-depth understanding of the healthcare industry, such as:
An integrated health science degree can provide you with many career choices. Health science covers a broad range of occupations and specializations. And with an ever-growing and aging population, the need for skilled professionals is growing in almost every area of the field.
Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.
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