The Bachelor of Science in Interprofessional Health Sciences (B.S. in IPHS) is a new undergraduate health science major at Seton Hall University. This innovative program has been carefully designed to meet the evolving healthcare needs of the 21st century. Located in the Interprofessional Health Sciences and Health Administration Department, along with the Ph.D. in Health Sciences and Master of Healthcare Administration programs, 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 science major degree will provide 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.
What Can You Do as a Health Science Major?
With a B.S., Interprofessional Health Sciences degree from Seton Hall University, graduates are well-positioned to pursue careers in various healthcare sectors. With campuses in Nutley and South Orange, NJ, New York City is only 30-minutes away. Seton Hall's state-of-the-art IHS campus in Nutley provides a wealth of opportunities for networking and employment in diverse healthcare settings. Graduates from a health sciences major can explore roles in healthcare administration, community health, research, and healthcare marketing. 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.
Learn more about the new program at an upcoming webinar!
- Monday, March 11, 2024 at 7 p.m.
- Monday, April 8, 2024 at 7 p.m.
If you would like more information, but cannot attend any of these sessions, please contact Jerry-Thomas Monaco, PT, PhD, DPT at [email protected].