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Health Sciences

Campus Location: 
Grand Island
Lincoln
Omaha
School: 
School of Graduate and Professional Studies
Overview

Doane’s Health Sciences degree-completion program offers a bachelor’s degree to people who have completed an associate’s degree in any one of a wide variety of health services professions.  It provides a solid foundation for the study of health sciences regardless of the professional specialty. 

Many associate's degrees in the field of health sciences transfer seamlessly toward our Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences.  Some examples include: Dental Hygiene, Health Information Management Services, Occupational Therapy Assistant, and Physical Therapist Assistant.  For a full list, contact an advisor.

Learning Environment

Our Lincoln and Grand Island campuses are specifically designed to serve our adult nontraditional –undergraduate, graduate and non-degree-seeking students. 

We are proud to meet the needs and objectives of students who have to juggle a college education with responsibilities as career professionals and parents.

As a student here, you'll discover:

  • A rich selection of degree and course options, including some of the most relevant graduate programs in Nebraska.
  • Faculty who combine impressive academic qualifications with extensive professional experience.
  • Small, conveniently scheduled classes and a curriculum flexible enough to meet your individual needs.
  • A friendly community where you can make lifelong connections with classmates from a wide variety of professional and personal backgrounds.
Coursework

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LAR 101 - Inquiry Seminar: Learning the Art of Inquiry (3)
LAR 202 - Integrative Seminar: Democracy and Diversity (3)
BIO 219 - Pathophysiology (3)
BIO 309 - Your Body, Your Health, Your Choices (3)
CMS 220 - Interpersonal Communication (3)
ECO 203 - Macroeconomics and Literacy (3)
ECO 329 - Health Care Economics (3)
IDS 206 - Introduction to Research (3)
MTH 107 - Problem Solving (3)
PSY 365 - Psychology of Personality (3)
HSI 200 - Foundations of Health Science (3)
HSI 215 - Applied Statistics for Health Care (3)
HSI 220 - Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness (3)
HSI 310 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care (3)
HSI 315 - Health Care Policy in the United States (3)
HSI 320 - Community Health (3)
HSI 330 - Health Care Information Systems (3)
HSI 410 - Current and Emerging Issues in Health Sciences (3)
HSI 420 - Leadership in Professional Practice (3)
ENG 101 - Writing Seminar (3)
BIO 215 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
BIO 216 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
CHM 101 - Introduction to Chemistry (4)
CHM 125 - General Chemistry I (4)
PSY 117 - Introduction to Psychology (3)
SOC 109 - Introduction to Sociology (3)
CSA 101 - Introduction to Word Processing (1)
CSA 109 - Information Retrieval Skills (1)
PED 104 - Theory of Lifetime Fitness (1)