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What Can You Do With a Health Science Degree?

Job Security and Opportunities

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the health care industry will add four million jobs by 2022, more than any other industry. The Association of Schools of Public Health suggested an additional 250,000 public health workers would be needed by 2020 to avoid a workforce shortage. 


Students who seek employment directly after earning ASU’s Bachelor of Science in health science professions can pursue these careers: 

  • Medical and health services manager
  • Health educator
  • Health insurance agent
  • Pharmaceutical sales representative
  • Hospital administrator
  • Patient care advocate
  • Health care marketing
  • Health care lobbyist


ASU’s health science professions degree allows students to gain a strong understanding of:

  • Communication
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethics
  • Administration
  • Leadership
  • Legal issues
  • Policy
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Working with diverse populations

With this focused health care undergraduate background, Angelo State University graduates will be competitively positioned for graduate study.