Health Sciences Programs

Health Sciences Programs

About the Health Sciences Department

The Department of Health Sciences is focused on helping individuals, families, and communities optimize their health and wellness. Our programs focus on providing individuals and organizations with the knowledge and resources they need to engage in healthy lifestyles, as well as preventing, diagnosing, and rehabilitating injuries and illnesses. 
If you're interested in making a difference in people's lives and helping them lead healthier lives, or preventing and rehabilitating injuries, consider exploring opportunities in Health Sciences. 

Undergraduate Programs

Health Care Science, BS
Baccalaureate education provides entry-level preparation for the healthcare science profession.

Health Care Science, BS - Allied Completion
This program is designed for Allied Health practitioners who have completed a certificate program or Associate's Degree in an allied health profession and desire a Bachelor's degree.

Health Care Science, BS - Health & Wellness Promotion
This program prepares students for professional practice in health-related settings.

Health Care Science, BS - Medical Laboratory Science
This program will prepare students for certification as medical laboratory technicians.

Health & Wellness Promotion Minor

Graduate Programs

Health Promotion, MSc
This program is designed for individuals interested in leadership roles in designing, implementing, and evaluating health promotion programs.

Athletic Training, MS
This program guides students from basic skills and knowledge acquisition towards becoming independent athletic trainers.

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
The UCCS DPT Hybrid pathway will share the same coursework and have the same graduation requirements as the Residential DPT Pathway on the Anschutz Medical Campus. The CU DPT Program plans to enroll the inaugural cohort in the Summer of 2023.

Utilizing resources and talent from both the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and the UCCS Campus in Colorado Springs, we look forward to combining our world-class physical therapy education with innovative teaching practices and practical experiences.

Additional Offerings

Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Post-BS Professional Certificate
This is a post-certification program that leads to MLS certification offered through the Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science (CCMLS).

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