Program Description


Students majoring in Health Sciences can expect to complete a multi-disciplinary, science-based curriculum that will prepare them for a broad range of careers. Our students have gone on to graduate school and professional work in dentistry, dietetics and nutrition, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistants, public health, among others

A Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (HS) degree combines liberal arts, basic science, social science, and health science courses for students who desire a generalized health science academic credential. Visit the School of Health Sciences Advising for 4-year plans and program checklists.

Gain relevant knowledge and skills in one of six health disciplines:

Exercise Science concentration

Integrative Holistic Medicine concentration

Nutrition and Health concentration

Pre-Health Professional concentration

Pre-Pharmacy concentration

Pre-Physical Therapy concentration

About Oakland University

Oakland University is recognized as a student-centered, doctoral research institution with a global perspective. A public institution, we engage more than 20,500 graduate and undergraduate students in distinctive educational experiences that connect to the unique and diverse opportunities within and beyond our region. The university was established in 1957 through a generous donation from founders Alfred and Matilda Dodge Wilson. They contributed their historic estate and $2 million to Michigan State University to establish a satellite school, named Michigan State University – Oakland. Oakland provides a distinct educational experience with flexible class schedules and state-of-the-art facilities, student services, classroom technologies, research labs, internships and research opportunities with corporate partners. Located in the heart of Oakland County's Automation Alley, the university has forged hundreds of partnerships with hospitals, Fortune 500 companies, cities, government agencies and educational institutions.