B.S. in Health Sciences

Make an Impact on Human Health


Improve Human Health with a Health Sciences Degree


Want to learn what makes up human health? Earn your B.S. in Health Sciences from East Tennessee State University.

Through this program, you will study how the human body functions and apply that knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. You’ll learn current concepts, laboratory techniques, disease prevention protocol, and health care recommendations. Our human-centric program emphasizes anatomy, physiology, disease, and human health.

In addition to gaining valuable classroom knowledge, you’ll get the opportunity to apply those concepts in hands-on learning experiences. Your work in this program will prepare you for a career that makes an impact on the lives of our region and beyond.


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Out of 300 ETSU health science graduates in the past four years:  


19% in Medical School


20% in Graduate School


11% in Physician Assistant School


11% in Pharmacy School

What Can You Do with a Career in Health Sciences?


With a health sciences degree, you can pursue a career as a biomedical engineer, pharmacist, general practitioner, microbiologist, clinical technician, coroner, and more.  

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical scientists is projected to grow 10% from 2022 to 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations.

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CEPH accreditation

The B.S. in Health Sciences at ETSU is accredited through the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

Accelerated BSHS to MPH

Save Time & Money. Earn Two Degrees at an Accelerated Pace.

Want to accelerate your career goals? Consider the accelerated bachelor's to master's degree program at ETSU. This program gives you the opportunity to earn your Bachelor of Science in Health Science and your Master of Public Health at a faster pace. You'll be able to earn both degrees while saving time and money.

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Take Your Next Step

If you have any questions about this program, we’re here to help! Please reach out to our Program Coordinator at publichealth@etsu.edu.

Dara Young
Dara Young, M.Ed.
Academic Advising Coordinator, Department of Health Sciences

College of Public Health
Lamb Hall 253