Undergraduate majors in Purdue's School of Health Sciences prepare students for fulfilling health-related careers. Our challenging curriculum offers a common core of courses in mathematics, physics, biology, and chemistry. Within Health Sciences students have the opportunity to participate in multiple health-related student organizations, gain real-world experience through internships, and conduct groundbreaking undergraduate research. Graduates from the School of Health Sciences have found excellent success in gaining employment and admission to professional school programs including medicine, dentistry, physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT), optometry, public health, and physician assistant (PA).
Recent alumni of the School of Health Sciences work for a variety of companies including Google, Amazon.com, Johnson & Johnson, Subaru, Alcoa, Indiana State Department of Health, Purdue University, Indiana State Police, IU Health, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Lyondell Basell, and Flint Hills Resources. In 2013, approximately 70% of Health Sciences graduates enrolled in professional or graduate school programs.
Please visit the pages listed below to learn more about our undergraduate majors.
Occupational Health Science
Radiological Health Science
Environmental Health Science
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Health Sciences Pre-Professional