The Health Science program is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide career advancement opportunities for entry level health profession practitioners as well as individuals that seek future careers in health care. The program is also recommended for students who are interested in a health profession at the post-baccalaureate level, such as Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy. All of the upper division coursework for this program is available by web based distance learning.
For All Majors: Students are strongly encouraged to select required lower division electives that will enhance their general education coursework and that will support their intended baccalaureate degree program. Students should consult with an academic advisor in their major degree area.
FGCU has two concentrations within the BS in Health Science track:
(1) The Health Science concentration requires an associate's degree in a health profession practitioner content area and possession or, or eligibility for licensure, certification, or registration in a health profession in order to participate in the health professions education practicum component of the Health Science concentration.
(2)The Health Services Administration concentration does not require an associate's degree in a health profession practitioner content area and possession of or eligibility for licensure, certification, or registration in a health profession.