The field of Health Care encompasses knowledge and abilities from many disciplines. Critical thinking and research skills, clear and focused written and spoken communication, creative problem solving, and personal and professional interaction with a diverse population are highly desired by employers. Add this +PLUS to your Bachelor’s degree to direct your academic strengths and talents in the growing field of Health Policy.

Why +PLUS Health Policy?

  • Apply your knowledge of science with your desire to improve health care delivery.
  • Acquire the personal and business skills to link science with the patient or client.
  • Career options include governmental and non-profit agencies at the global, national and local levels, health care organizations, health insurance companies, community health, private industry and educational agencies.
  • Graduates are prepared to work with a diverse population in the U.S. and globally in a variety of health care related fields.
  • Students who maintain a 3.0 GPA are fully prepared for application into Daemen’s Master of Public Health program.

Explore Your World of Opportunity

  • Accompany Health Promotion, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training faculty and students on community health service learning in Thailand, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Kenya, or Uganda during January term or spring break.
  • Study critical world languages – Chinese, French, Italian and Spanish can be offered – and take part in exciting study abroad opportunities in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean related to global health issues.
  • Participate in community health-related Service Learning or Internship.

Coursework

Review the required courses and additional courses below (24 credits). Other courses may be allowed with the approval of the Director. 

For more information contact Dr. Denise Mills, Coordinator of Integrated Programs at dmills@daemen.edu  or Dr. Kristin Fries, Natural Sciences at kfries@daemen.edu.

Download the +Plus Pathways: Health Policy (PDF) information sheet.