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Health Sciences
 


Welcome to the Department of Health Sciences in the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions!

No matter where you are on your educational journey, we are here to serve you! With courses in medical terminology, pathophysiology, integrated anatomy and physiology (offered in multiple formats), you'll be prepared to continue into some of the top health profession programs in the country!

 

 EXPLORE 
  our degrees & programs  


In the Department of Health Sciences, we will help you develop a foundation for your education and career by offering flexible delivery formats and fundamental medical knowledge that prepares you for future opportunities. Don't ever think that you can't achieve your ever upward dreams, start here and learn the basics with us.
 

  • Associate of Science


    With an Associate of Science in Health Sciences you will take the foundational support courses needed to pursue a career and education in healthcare. This degree is offered with individualized pathways that allow you to focus your education towards the health profession program of your choice.
     

    Associate of Science

  • Bachelor of Integrated Studies


    If you want choices and the options for customizing your education, a Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) is a great way to study what you want to learn! In addition to endless possibilities, the Health Science Department also offers a BIS option that features courses in Electroneurodiagnositics, Health Sciences and Neuroscience. 
     

    BIS Degree


MOUNTAINS OF OPPORTUNITY 

are in store for you @WSU! Discover why Weber?  


The healthcare industry aims to achieve patients' success and well-being through what's called the Triple Aim. This term means the simultaneous pursuit of high quality care at a low cost, with all demographic and socioeconomic access.

At the Dumke College of Health Professions we believe your education should be treated the same way! And our award-winning programs are dedicated to your student success!

 


YOUR HEALTH SCIENCES PURSUIT

start with the basics & discover your potentional!
  


Why choose Health Sciences at WSU?

  • The Associate of Science in Health Sciences (ASHS) degree includes the prerequisite course work for other WSU Health Professions programs.
  • Six different degree tracks to choose from, allows students to customize their degree.
  • A completed AS degree transfers much better than individual classes.
  • An ASHS degree is an important milestone in the pursuit of any career in health and medical related fields.

What degrees are available?

An Associate of Science (AS) with an emphasis in:

Now offering a Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree in Electroneurodiagnositics, Health Sciences and Neuroscience.

What degrees are offered through distance learning?

The majority of our courses are available online or through independent study. Please go to WSU Online for more information.

What are the advantages of the program? 

By individualizing our ASHS tracks, we can help prepare you for your chosen program, while you are earning your Associate of Science degree. This degree will advance your knowledge for any entry-level program or profession in a variety of health and/or medical related fields. There are many opportunities in these correlated fields such as: healthcare accountant, medical illustrator, bilingual health educator, healthcare technical writer, medical sales, criminal justice worker, music therapist, medical secretary, medical social worker, and many more.

In addition, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the language of medicine, the complexities of the human body, and the response of the biological system to diseases. You will have provided yourself with an enriched education in the health sciences areas from which you can build and advance learning opportunities or any number of careers.

How do I begin?

The General Education (GE) requirements of the university are part of the degree, but remember that classes required for General Education are also prerequisites for the health professions programs. All students pursuing an ASHS must complete the core Health Sciences courses, and the remaining courses you complete depend on the track you select. This is an open-enrollment program. The application process is open throughout the academic year, with a $25 program fee.

Want to know more?

For more information, please contact us at:

The Health Sciences Department
(801) 626-6505
healthsciences@weber.edu

Or visit us at:

Weber State University
Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions
The Health Sciences Department
3875 Stadium Way, Dept. 3909
Ogden, UT 84408-3909

 


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