Pre-Health Professional Studies (Concentration)

A Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree with a concentration in Pre-Professional Studies combines a broad spectrum of liberal arts, natural sciences, social sciences, and health sciences courses for students who desire a generalized health sciences academic experience.  The pre-health professional concentration combines behavioral health science courses with natural science courses to prepare students for careers in research, non-profit organizations, holistic health, and health or wellness education or for graduate studies in public health, medicine, and other professional programs.

Students who earn a B.S. in Health Sciences with a pre-health professional concentration may work in a variety of settings and may find jobs as laboratory technicians, research assistants, health educators or wellness instructors. Additionally, the pre-health professional concentration area prepares students for a seamless transition into the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program at Wayne State University. 

This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

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    * Median salary for the state of Michigan

    ** These professional organizations provide an excellent starting point for your research. There are many more resources available online.

    Possible Career Options

    • OU's pre-professional website is a great resource to learn more about careers in the health field.