Earn a Healthcare Science Degree
ADVANCE YOUR ALLIED HEALTH CAREER
Our healthcare science/allied health degree is perfect for anyone working in a healthcare field. With three major focus areas in business, computed tomography or psychology/sociology, you can tailor your study plan to meet your individual career goals. If you currently hold an associate's degree and are working in the healthcare field you can use this program as a way to further your education and attain greater career goals.
While studying Healthcare Science at our private university, you can expect to use the background from the major and your own discipline to complete projects and the practicum course. Through sharing of common issues and differences, our program helps facilitate growth and understanding of the complexity of today's healthcare environment.
About our Healthcare Science Program
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HEALTHCARE SCIENCE
The Healthcare Science program is intended for students who have an associate degree in an allied health field.
- Teach in Allied Health programs
- Manage in Allied Health areas
- Foundation for graduate degrees
While earning your Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Science, you can expect to take courses including Current Issues in the Healthcare Environment, Methods of Research, Pathophysiology, and Practicum in Healthcare Science. A complete list of curriculum requirements can be found here.
SELECT YOUR CONCENTRATION
Our healthcare science students have the ability to choose among three different concentrations. These include Business, Psychology/Sociology, and Computed Tomography (ARRT certification required for CT).
ASSOCIATE DEGREE - RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY
This degree focuses on teaching health sciences specifically related to radiology.
- Work as a radiologic technologist
- Assist physicians in the diagnosis of disease using ionizing radiation
- Advance into other medical fields including vascular imaging, mammography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, and ultrasound
While earning your Radiologic Technology Associate’s Degree, you can expect to take courses including Radiologic Imaging, Radiation Biology, Radiographic Exposures, and Radiologic Positioning. A complete four-year plan of study can be found here.
CT CONCENTRATION PROGRAM
Interested in our CT Concentration program? Learn more here.
About Our Faculty
Healthcare Science/Allied Health Department
Our faculty and staff have the knowledge and experience to help you prepare for a career in healthcare science or allied health. If you need clarification on a class assignment or advice on how to approach your future, you can feel confident that our faculty is available and ready to help.
While pursuing a degree in Healthcare Science, you can expect a promising future. The healthcare field is projected to grow 19% between 2014 and 2024. Our students are prepared to meet the expected demand for healthcare professionals.
A degree in Healthcare Science will give you the opportunity to work in a variety of fields and specialties related to healthcare.
Our healthcare science students have the opportunity to gain real-world experience by interning in the Wichita community. This allows you to work closely with physicians and real patients.
Get Involved on Campus
One of the best ways to find success during your college career is to get involved in campus clubs and organizations. Within our Healthcare Science program, our students can join the Newman University Medical Professions Club (NUMPC). This organization allows for personal growth, networking, and future career success.
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We think our university is great, but don’t just take our word for it. Hear what some of our previous students have to say about their experience.
"The communication and teamwork, especially with my advisors, and having that small classroom size really helped me because it was one on one. They knew my name and I wasn’t just a number."
Emilie Lieven, CLASS OF 2016
"Everyone is so welcoming at Newman University, which I found really wonderful because I was so nervous and so scared. But I felt very comfortable with the people there."
Ellen Healy, CLASS OF 2016
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