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Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

The University of Minnesota Rochester offers one major for incoming high school students, a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree. UMR's Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree will prepare students for everything pre-health. Discover some of those opportunities on the Career Paths page. In the fast-moving world of health sciences, overlap is constant and change is inevitable. Rather than segregate health care topics, the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences weaves them across natural and social sciences, math, arts, and humanities for an approach that deepens understanding and sharpens problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

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What elements help create this unique learning experience at UMR?

BSHS Faculty are deeply rooted in the health sciences and committed to developing our integrated curriculum. They work closely with colleagues in other fields, employing the highest-caliber teaching methods to transmit what is, truly , life-altering education.

Our strategically-selected Student Success Coaches function as academic, person and career-path advisors throughout each student's time at UMR. Come to them with whatever you're facing- a rough exam grade, life coaching, homesickness.

UMR students thrive in innovative learning labs, a dynamic and hi-tech environment that's a far cry from typical chalkboard-and-lecture classrooms.

And finally, Capstone Experiences are a critical component of the BSHS Curriculum that allow students to personalize their degree path with a set of learning opportunities focusing on their unique academic and professional goals. Capstones may include up to 30 upper-division credits, as well as non-credit experiential opportunities and are completed after a student reaches Junior status in the BSHS program.