At Salem College, we offer unique bachelor’s degrees designed to prepare students for a visionary future in Health Leadership. Choose from our four career-ready majors specifically related to the health field: Health Sciences, Health Advocacy and Humanitarian Systems, Health Humanities, and Health Communication and Data Visualization.
With courses focused on multiple aspects of Health Leadership, our graduates can pursue numerous career opportunities in health fields—from health sciences, wellness, law, and public policy to business and not-for-profit advocacy. Through our distinctive undergraduate programs focused on fostering women’s leadership, Salem is transforming the next generation of leaders in health fields, and you can be one of them!
Be Empowered to Revolutionize Health!
After your liberal arts education focused on health, you will emerge as a changemaker in your profession and your community—a global citizen ready to create a healthier world. Our courses prepare you to pursue leadership in the health professions by allowing you to explore your career interests through a dynamic combination of humanities, social sciences, and STEM subjects.
The empowering environment of a women’s college combined with our personalized approach to education make Salem College an excellent place to begin your path in Health Leadership.
Why is Health Leadership a Great Choice for Your Future?
Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and is also ripe for radical change. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 15% between now and 2029.
There is an essential need for women’s voices and perspectives to be elevated in fields of health and for women to contribute to health innovation at the highest levels. At a women’s college, our Health Leadership courses have the potential to inspire change as our students pursue careers in health fields that influence research and resources for critical health areas that affect women’s lives and wellbeing.
Why is Salem College Right for You?
Our 250-year history of delivering personalized and immersive experiences for women uniquely positions Salem College to elevate and expand the role women play in Health Leadership. At Salem, interdisciplinary innovation and a supportive community offer a career-ready education on our historic campus in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Experience an Interdisciplinary Healthcare Education.
As part of Salem College’s Health Leadership initiative, we offer our students:
- New Majors: We have added four majors connected to the health field: Health Sciences, Health Humanities, Health Advocacy and Humanitarian Systems, and Health Communication and Data Visualization. Find out more about these majors.
- Innovative Health Leadership Courses: We have a core curriculum focused on health, wellness, and leadership.
- Exciting Co-curricular Opportunities: We are expanding new internship and service-learning opportunities as well as offering new speaker series and first-year and senior seminars dedicated to topics related to Health Leadership.
Begin your Health Career at Salem College!
Salem College has designed new majors related to the health field with the objective of increasing women’s presence in Health Leadership. Learn more about our courses designed to allow interdisciplinary exploration to best prepare students for health careers.
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