Bachelor of Science in Health and Community ServicesComing Fall 2014!
Be the new face of healthcare!
The major in Health and Community Services at AMC is designed to attract students interested in working in the health field in non-clinical roles. With the rapid changes in the delivery of healthcare, graduates from the BS in Health and Community Services will be able to work as an important member of a healthcare team to guide patients through a variety of complex systems such as in health plans, hospitals and ambulatory care organizations, health and human services, public health programs and medical offices.
The course of study includes basic health science, illness prevention, utilization, monitoring of appropriate healthcare services, healthcare policy, communication, sensitivity, and health education. The BS in Health and Community Services will also provide students with an educational background to pursue graduate studies in health care management, public administration, and social service fields. Consistent with our mission, this major has a focus on social justice and educating the whole person.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Bachelor of Science in Health and Community Services will be able to:
> Relate the foundations of scientific knowledge including biological and life sciences to the concepts of health and illness
> Demonstrate effective navigation and advocacy skills that ensure medical and health needs are met to improve patient clinical outcomes, and access to care
> Demonstrate effective use of confident communication and sensitivity skills
> Demonstrate effective teamwork, problem-solving and adaptability skills
For more information, contact
Judith Kenary, BSN, MBA, Ed.D.
Dean, School of Fire and Health Sciences