Sep 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Rivier University Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Rivier University Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Health Science


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The Bachelor of Science in Health Science major is designed to prepare a non-clinical health care worker. However, many people with this degree will often pursue certification in the following areas: cardiovascular technician, anesthesia technician, respiratory therapy technician, registered health information technician, biomedical equipment technician, medical lab technician, cancer registrar, EKG technician, paramedic completion. Employment opportunities include and are not limited to health claims reviewer, insurance company analysts, health education specialist, medical and biomedical equipment specialist, healthcare navigators, health education specialists, prosthetics technicians, and audiology technicians. Upon completion of the degree, many of these graduates learn technical and leadership skills on the job or earn certification often paid for by their employer or where they received their internships. This degree prepares students for graduate school i.e. Public Health, Education or other disciplines.

 

General Education Requirements Credits: 42-45


General Electives Credits: 18


Degree Requirements (Minimum): 120 credits


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