Salem College has designed four health-centered majors that are interdisciplinary in nature. These bachelor’s degrees are designed for future healthcare professionals and offer a variety of stimulating coursework and career-building opportunities. Perfect for undergraduate students interested in a well-rounded approach to health, these four majors are Health Sciences, Health Communication, Health Humanities, and Health Advocacy and Humanitarian Systems.
As a women’s college, Salem College has made a commitment to foster their undergraduate students as future health leaders through these innovative bachelor’s degree programs. Health care is a growing, in-demand field with a majority of the workforce being women. However, a minority of healthcare leaders are women, a trend that Salem would like to influence for the better through its visionary health-related majors.
All four of these interdisciplinary majors combine a variety of courses from STEM fields, the social sciences, and the humanities. With flexible curriculums that offer a variety of classes, students are able to tailor their bachelor’s degree to fit a particular healthcare career path, whether in a medical or allied health field. Come experience a career-building health major alongside the supportive experience of a women’s liberal arts college at Salem.
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Bachelor’s Degrees Made for Healthcare Leaders
This major has two concentrations in Health Advocacy and Leadership in Domestic Contexts and Health Advocacy and Leadership in Global Contexts.
With the opportunity to specialize through electives, this unique bachelor’s degree equips students for entry-level healthcare communications roles.
The Health Humanities coursework can be pursued as a major or minor. Salem College’s major and minor in Health Humanities provide an interdisciplinary exploration of human health—past, present, and across cultures and communities—through the methods and materials of the humanities and arts.
Depending on a student’s career goals, a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree are offered in Health Sciences.