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Health Science Program


Rene Rambur

(208) 732-6730


Rita Ruhter


Program Overview

The Health Science Program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a variety of health care professions. By working toward this degree, students will gain the foundation necessary to transfer and continue their education in such fields as health promotion, health administration, exercise science, athletic training, dietetics, and public health. Additionally, this program allows students to prepare for study in a multitude of CTE health care programs such as dental assisting, dental hygiene, physical therapy assisting, EMT, registered and practical nursing, paramedic, radiological technology, and surgical technology.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Health Science program, students will be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively in the medical language.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of how the human body responds to homeostatic challenges.
  3. Discuss and explain current issues in the US health care system.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical issues that health care providers face.
  5. Explain how culture and diversity impact personal health and well-being.

Sample Career Opportunities

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