“I loved going to a small school in a rural setting."
The Castleton University Natural Sciences Department offers a bachelor's degree in Health Science that prepares you for admission to graduate programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, and professional work in health care fields.
Health Science majors take a core of essential courses, such as Human Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, and Physics. A solid foundation in these disciplines is important to anyone with an interest in human health.
Castleton’s Health Science major also includes a great deal of flexibility, allowing students to choose courses that will prepare them for the specific graduate program or career they seek.
Our Health Science graduates are broadly trained and have excellent lab skills that employers are looking for.
Many are now working in hospitals, in medical equipment sales, and other health-related careers. Additionally, Health Science students may complete the School Health Education minor on the way to becoming a Certified Health Education Specialists.
“Being a Castleton alum means knowing that I always have someplace familiar to return to whenever I’m in New England."