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A Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Indiana Tech will prepare you for immediate career placement in a wide range of clinical and allied health care professions that are in high demand across the country.

With coursework that includes anatomy, physiology, health care management, data analysis, psychology and biomedical research, you will learn medical and clinical terminology, protocol and practices, and you will be able to demonstrate critical thinking, inquiry and analysis in scientific, medical and clinical contexts.

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Focuses on inquiry-based training with an emphasis on professional development and internship experience.
  • Equips students with the hard skills to compete for immediate clinical placement or to pursue future graduate training.
  • Emphasizes medical and clinical terminology, protocol and practices.
  • Includes integrated authentic preparations for certifications and/or state licensure.
  • Active learning environment fostered by instructors who bring years of industry experience to the classroom.

Career Opportunities

With this degree, you can pursue a career in the following fields:

  • Allied health care
  • Medical technology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Clinical and home health care

Some of the potential jobs include:

  • Physician assistant
  • Medical science liaison
  • Medical technician
  • Optometrist
  • Radiology and imaging technologist
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Nurse
  • Dental assistant
  • Emergency medical technician (EMT)
  • Nutritionist

Robert M. Badeau, M.Sc., Ph.D, Program Chair

Dr. Badeau’s experience includes includes 24 peer-reviewed biomedical research publications in the field of cardiometabolic pathophysiology. His area of expertise focuses on human cardiovascular disease and human insulin resistance etiologies. He is knowledgeable in medical diagnostic imaging, high-throughput metabolomics, and molecular biology techniques. Also, he is an active, serving member with both the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association.

  • Ph.D., Medicine/Molecular Medicine, University of Helsinki, 2009
  • M.Sc., Molecular and Cellular Pathobiology, Wake Forest University, 2004
  • B.Sc., Cellular and Developmental Biology, Purdue University, 1998

Earning this Degree


This is for students who want a traditional, on-campus college experience.