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Studying Health Sciences at Weber State

Weber State’s associate’s degree in health sciences is a springboard to health-related bachelor’s degrees at WSU and provides the prerequisite courses for some of the top health professions programs in the country.

Health Sciences Highlights

Weber State’s health sciences program offers six different tracks, allowing you to customize your degree. Classes are delivered in several educational formats, including face-to-face, online, concurrent enrollment and independent study to meet your needs and schedule.

Daniel Mumbower

Class of 2018

“Thanks to this department, I've been able to apply for jobs that I was neither prepared nor qualified for beforehand. They have opened doors to possibilities I didn't imagine until they happened.”

 

What You’ll Learn at Weber

In addition to anatomy and physiology, you can take courses in:

  • Medical terminology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Biocalculations
  • Case studies

You can also choose a degree track that has a general focus, or one that prepares you for a particular bachelor’s program:

What You Can Do after Weber

An associate’s degree in health sciences is an important milestone in the pursuit of any career in health and medical fields. This degree gives you a foundation to pursue further education, or advances your knowledge for a variety of entry-level jobs, such as:

  • Healthcare accountant
  • Medical illustrator
  • Bilingual health educator
  • Healthcare technical writer
  • Medical sales representative
  • Criminal justice worker
  • Music therapist
  • Medical secretary
  • Medical social worker