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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Interprofessional Health Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Interprofessional Health Sciences (B.S. in IPHS) is an innovative program that has been carefully designed to meet the evolving healthcare needs of the 21st century. The program offers three distinctive yet versatile concentrations:

  • Health Sciences Administration and Management: Students take courses in the foundations of creating and implementing health policy and management, as well as study Healthcare Leadership and Team Dynamics to align with the School’s interprofessional education mission. A Capstone course is part of this concentration and an internship is offered and strongly encouraged. 
  • Exercise Science: Students take courses such as exercise physiology, exercise program designs for special populations, nutrition and several others. Other courses are taken with students in the Biology and Chemistry department to align with the School’s interprofessional education mission. An internship is required in this concentration. 
  • Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences Marketing: Students take course such as Health Consumerism and Pharmaceutical and clinical promotions. A Capstone course is part of this concentration and an internship is strongly encouraged. 

This health sciences program provides a flexible course of study that enables you to gain a broad-based understanding of the healthcare field and a holistic understanding of health issues and challenges. Majoring in Interprofessional Health Sciences prepares you for meaningful roles in the rapidly evolving and complex world of healthcare.

We also offer a 3+2 program – B.S. in IPHS (Exercise Science track) plus M.S. in Athletic Training.

Informational Webinars

Learn more about the new program at an upcoming webinar!

  • Monday, August 26, 2024 at 7 p.m.
  • Monday, September 23, 2024 at 7 p.m. 
  • Monday, October 21, 2024 at 7 p.m. 
  • Monday, November 18, 2024 at 7 p.m.
  • Monday, December 16, 2024 at 7 p.m.

Register here »

If you would like more information, but cannot attend any of these sessions, please contact Jerry-Thomas Monaco, PT, PhD, DPT  at [email protected].

By the Numbers

  • 4 Year Degree to Enter the Healthcare Workforce
  • 27 Elective Credits to Enrich Your Major
  • 16% Employment Growth in Healthcare Jobs, 2020-30*
  • 3 Cutting-Edge Concentrations to Choose From
Students By the Numbers PA
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"The Interprofessional Health Sciences undergraduate program provides students with a strong foundation in the broad and complex subject of health in our world today. We offer three distinctive concentrations within which students can distinguish themselves. They will supplement their concentration courses with 27 credits of rich electives from the larger University curriculum. Each program feature is designed to make students well-rounded and career-ready."

Jerry-Thomas Monaco, PT, PhD, DPT
Program Director and Full Time Faculty, Department of Physical Therapy


All students who choose IPHS as a major will take a core set of 6 courses (16 credits) alongside their 36 credits of concentration courses.

  • Introduction to Health Sciences and Health Careers
  • Professionalism, Practice and Ethics for Healthcare Professionals
  • Promotion of Health and Wellness in the Health Sciences
  • Statistics and Research in the Health Sciences
  • Social Determinants of Health for the Health Sciences
  • Legal Concepts for Healthcare Delivery

In addition, there are 27 credits of electives that can be used toward developing a minor course of study, a semester abroad or to take their pre-medical study program.

University Core (16 credits)
SHMS college Core (23 credits)
IPHS program Core (18 credits)
Concentration (36 credits)
Electives (27 credits)

Careers in Health Sciences

What Can You Do as a Health Science Major?
With a B.S., Interprofessional Health Sciences degree, graduates are well-positioned to pursue careers in various healthcare sectors. The program's strong foundation in health sciences, combined with real-world experiences, prepares students for a successful transition into the workforce or further education in health-related graduate programs. Students who pursue this health science major have a wide array of careers, such as:

  • Athletic Director
  • Brand Management
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Corporate Wellness Coordinator
  • Health Compliance Officer
  • Health Educator
  • Hospital Administration
  • Hospital Quality Assurance
  • Medical and Health Service Management
  • Patient Advocate
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Public Health Administrator
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Wellness Program Manager


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The faculty in our internationally recognized research and teaching programs are committed to guiding students to success. Seton Hall is a Catholic University where great thinkers do more than think. They teach.
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Anne Hewitt
Department Chair and Professor
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Jerry-Thomas Monaco
Instructor, Program Director of Interprofessional Health Studies
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