Health sciences majors
The kinesiology specialization prepares you for careers in physical education or to go on to graduate school in fields like kinesiology, physical therapy or medical school. You can focus your coursework in either of those areas to help you prepare for your career after graduation.
Nurses provide a range of health care services in a variety of settings, such as public health agencies and hospitals and work as clinicians, researchers, and health care policy advocates. The Orvis School of Nursing is a top option for training tomorrow's nurse professionals.
The public health specialization offers a comprehensive view of community health, with opportunities for you to take electives in topics that interest you most, from epidemiology to health policy to environmental health. This specialization prepares you for careers in both health care environments and in policy and governmental organizations.
Speech pathology & audiology
Speech pathology incorporates elements of audiology, speech, language and disorders to give students the complete knowledge of the field. The purpose of specializing in speech pathology is to evaluate and diagnose speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders. The need for specialists is high due to more cases of neurological, speech, language and hearing disorders.