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Health Sciences

Make a difference in people’s lives, the community and the world with a Health Sciences (HS) degree within the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences. Our programs combine basic science, social science and health science courses to provide a generalized, health-focused academic experience. You’ll be prepared for a career that improves people’s overall health and lives through a broad range of disciplines, and for a variety of professional health programs.

Program OverviewCurricular Requirements

Pre-health Professional Studies Concentration

With the pre-health professional studies concentration, you’ll receive a generalized, health-focused academic experience that combines a broad spectrum of courses that prepares you for a variety of health careers and professional programs. Learn more at the pre-health professional studies page.

Holstic Health Concentration

Integrating principles of conventional and alternative practices, the holistic health concentration serves as a first step towards a wide variety of employment opportunities in health. Learn more at the holistic health page.

Minor in Holistic Health

The minor in holistic health integrates principles of conventional and alternative practices so that you will be prepared for opportunities in private and clinical holistic care centers. Coursework centers on lifestyle changes and self-care to promote wellness through diet, exercise, mental health and spiritual awareness. This minor is open to any Oakland University student. Learn more about the holistic health minor in the undergraduate catalog.

Pre-pharmacy Concentration

Pharmacists work in a variety of settings, including pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care facilities, pharmaceutical companies, managed care organizations and government agencies. The Pre-pharmacy (Pre-pharm) concentration provides you with both clinical and patient-oriented coursework that prepares you to meet the academic prerequisites necessary to be considered for admission to Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) programs. Visit the pre-pharmacy concentration page to learn more.

Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Healthcare Systems

Coming Fall 2024!

The Master of Science in interdisciplinary healthcare systems positions you to pursue a career as a patient navigator, case manager, care manager, healthcare coordinator, health administrator, registered dietitian and more. Learn more at the interdisciplinary healthcare systems page.

School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-2369

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Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
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