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Health Services

Many rich and varied opportunities are available to you in the health care industry—especially at USI.

The U.S. health care system changes quickly, and you can stay ahead of the curve by completing a bachelor's degree in health services at USI. Employment in the medical field is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations as the industry continues to expand and diversify.

Graduates of our health services program have an outstanding job placement record and an almost perfect acceptance rate to graduate school. No other undergraduate health care degree program in Indiana has an equivalent track record of career outcomes. Our students gain a broad understanding of the healthcare system through the exploration of topics and issues that influence the health of the community and the individuals themselves.

In addition, no other Indiana health care program for undergraduates can match USI's combination of hands-on faculty, research opportunities, practical experience and career-oriented specialization. The health services program at USI offers a superb academic experience that will prepare students for the complex roles they will perform in formulating the future of health care in the United States.

Unique opportunities give you an edge in the health care job market.

USI's Bachelor of Health Services degree offers unique opportunities that help you compete successfully for health care jobs and graduate school admissions. Our health services degree covers advanced subject matter and enables you to:

  • Take healthcare courses from knowledgeable faculty who have years of experience in the healthcare industry.
  • Attend small health care classes that ensure abundant face-to-face instruction.
  • Participate in professional internships that provide valuable health care workplace experience and increase your knowledge base.
  • Participate in research projects as an undergraduate, working directly with faculty researchers.
  • Develop strong critical thinking, communication and writing skills.

The health services program at USI offers a broad generalist option, as well as five career-oriented specialties:

  • Gerontology
  • Long-Term Care Administration
  • Health Administration
  • Health Promotion and Worksite Wellness
  • Public Health

Additionally, those students who already hold an active clinical license will be able to advance their healthcare career with a health sciences bachelor's degree.

To find out how USI's health services degree can help you compete for the best health care jobs and graduate school placements, contact USI Admission at 800-467-1965.

Contact Dr. Erin Reynolds


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