The Ohio State University at Lima

Health Sciences: College of Medicine,
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

What is the Health Sciences Program? Lima Health Sciences Department Pages

The Health Sciences Program is offered by the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Because health care is rapidly changing, there is a need for broadly educated graduates with extensive knowledge of health care and service-related topics.

At The Ohio State University at Lima, students can complete the Health Sciences Program and earn a Bachelor of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. The Health Sciences curriculum consists of core Health Sciences courses, major electives, a minor of the student’s choice, as well as supporting courses and pre-requisites.The opportunity for an internship also gives students a way to gain experience, further self-development and apply learning toward achievement of practical goals and skills.

Graduates are prepared for entry-level career opportunities in health care and health-related services. It can also be the starting point for other academic careers. By choosing the higher levels of math and science, this major is designed to provide a strong undergraduate preparation for those students who want to pursue further education in professional programs and graduate school, such as physical and occupational therapy, medicine, public health, etc. The program also offers the opportunity for students to complete their bachelor's degree after achieving an associate's degree in a related health care field.

Career Opportunities

The Health Sciences Program prepares graduated for many career opportunities, beginning in a variety of entry-level positions in all sectors of the health care industry. These may include managed care organizations, hospitals, clinics, sub-acute and ambulatory care facilities, physician group practices, non-profit agencies, and insurance or commercial companies. Students who take the higher levels of math and chemistry will be prepared for entry into graduate and professional programs, although other prerequisites may be required for their specific program. For students who have an associate degree in related health field, completion of a bachelor's degree program may provide opportunities to advance in their careers and/or expand their career options.

Faculty and staff for Health Sciences

The Health Sciences Program draws upon the resources of the faculty and staff of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, as well as those at Ohio State Lima and in the community.

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The Ohio State University at Lima Admissions Office

Student Services Center
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH 45804

Phone: 567-242-7500
FAX: 567-242-7506