Health Sciences: Tomorrow’s Healthcare Leaders
Science is all about discovery and improvement. If you’re passionate about the pursuit of knowledge and using that knowledge to enhance human health, then you will be right at home at the School of Health Sciences at Eastern Michigan University.
We have created targeted, industry leading science programs that will teach you to make discoveries, and help improve the quality of life for mankind and future generations.
Dietetics & Human Nutrition
There is a direct relationship between what we eat and drink and our health. This is made evident in diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer, heart disease, etc. Our Dietetics and Human Nutrition programs will educate you on how nutrition and our eating habits affect our bodies, and how you can help others transform their lives through proper eating habits. Find out more here!
It’s a universally accepted, and unchangeable reality: every human will age. How we age and how our age affects our health is another story. Our Aging Studies programs will teach you the science of aging, the issues and myths associated with the relationship between age and health, and how to effectively and compassionately work with and (on behalf) of the elderly. Find out more here!
Clinical Laboratory Science
The Clinical Lab Science program uses a strong background in the basic sciences, such as biology and chemistry, to provide clinical diagnoses and monitoring of disease. This program prepares students to work in hospital settings as well as industry, academic research and forensic science. Find our more here!
Clinical Research Administration
New medicines and medical devices developed by the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries have improved and extended our lives. The future holds promise for even more exciting advances in healthcare. Our programs in Clinical Research Administration are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to participate in all phases of the clinical testing and regulatory approval process which bring these innovations to the public. Find out more here!
The institutions that care for the health and wellbeing of others, whether it’s nursing homes, hospitals, public health agencies, etc., need competent professionals with the ability to masterfully manage the operations of the facility and, more importantly, care about making a positive difference in the lives of their patients. Our programs in Health Administration are the perfect fit for those with a passion for improving lives and want to refine their skills in management. Find out more here!
Disabilities that prevent humans from working or interacting with others, not only affect their health but also their quality of life. Quite simply occupational therapists impact and change lives on a daily basis. Our programs will teach you the skills necessary to provide your patients with unparalleled care so that they can enjoy an extraordinary life. Find out more here!
Our Therapeutic Recreation program will prepare you to enter a health-care profession that uses meaningful activities to improve functional outcomes of individuals in a variety of treatment settings. Upon graduation, students are eligible to become a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist through the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification. Find out more here!
Public Health professionals work to ensure the longterm sustainability of our population’s health and wellbeing. Through education and research, public health professionals shape and improve the quality of health within their communities. Find our more here!