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Pre-Medicine

Health Science Studies

Brevard students engage in a lectureIf you want to distinguish yourself on a medical or graduate school application, then Brevard’s Health Sciences program is the right fit for you. Our remarkable faculty provide you with hands-on experience, empower you to master biology, chemistry, and physics, and equip you with a competitive edge in your professional career. Visit Brevard to start your own success story.

Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

Students receive a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Health Science Studies. This program is designed for students who plan to enter programs in a variety of health care professions including dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, public health, physician assistant, physical therapy, sports medicine, and veterinary medicine. 

Experiential Opportunities
  • Collaborate with a complementary academic program like Chemistry, Ecology, Fitness Leadership or Biology to maximize your professional and competitive range.
  • Choose and complete a career-related internship outside of your classroom for academic credit.
  • Explore diverse careers like biomechanist, physician assistant, radiologist, pharmaceutical sales rep, dietician, or pathologist.
  • Discover hands-on research opportunities at Brevard College and in the community.
Career Tracks in Health Science Studies

A Health Science Studies degree from Brevard can lead to careers in a variety of fields. Here’s a small sample of the positions currently held by BC HSS graduates:

  • The first HSS major graduated from Brevard in May 2003. Since then over 75% of HSS graduates who’ve applied to graduate and professional programs have been accepted. This includes programs in dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, physician assistant, physical therapy, and veterinary medicine.
  • Chiropractor
  • Physician 
  • Physician Assistant
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Veterinarian
Highly Engaged Faculty

Faculty

Professor of Ecology and Biology
Professor of Exercise Science & Physiology
Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Physiology
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Physiology
Assistant Professor of Chemisty
Instructor in Physical Education & Health