About Health Sciences
The Rutgers–University Camden Health Sciences major grounds students in subjects that are fundamental to health-related professions. This interdisciplinary major includes instruction in the basic science courses, coupled with additional courses, such as Health Psychology, to prepare students to meet the needs of a modern health delivery system. Other courses, such as Human Development and Biomedical Ethics, help students to interact with clientele of various ages and diverse challenges specific to accessing and providing quality health care.
The Health Sciences major consists of a common track focusing on both career preparation and training in health-related graduate degrees (e.g., in physical therapy or occupational therapy). The program includes internships with healthcare facilities and community organizations throughout South Jersey and Philadelphia. Health Sciences at Rutgers–Camden is ideal for those seeking careers in health professions.