What You Can Do with a Major in Health Science

In the health science program at AU, you’ll acquire the knowledge and skills you need to take the next step toward becoming an effective healthcare professional.

As a health science student, you’ll acquire a wide base of knowledge in a variety of disciplines, including biology, chemistry, genetics, anatomy and physics, as well as nutrition, health, exercise and psychology. With our rigorous coursework as a foundation, you’ll be prepared to pursue professional studies in the healthcare field of your choice.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Aging/Human Development Specialist
  • Biomedical Illustrator/Photographer
  • Biostatiscian
  • Environmental and Occupational Health Professional
  • Exercise Science Specialist
  • Health Care Administrator
  • Health Care Interpreter
  • Health Educator
  • Health Science Writer
  • Maternal and Child Health Specialist
  • Rehabilitative Consultant
  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Dentist
  • Dietitian
  • Epidemiologist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Health Science Librarian
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician/Osteopath
  • Speech/Language Pathologist

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • Aurora University Eco Club
  • Aurora University Students for Wellness
  • Fitness, Physical Education & Coaching
  • Mu sigma Pi: Mind. Body. Spirit.
  • People Engaging Exceptional People

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316