Bachelor of Health Science Program Purpose

The BHS Program is dedicated to advancing the field of healthcare management through formative and inspired curricular design that includes:

  • A team-teaching approach that incorporates industry practitioners
  • Practice-based skills and knowledge development by applying evidence-based practice and practice-based evidence (guidance first, then active learning by doing)
  • Experiential learning opportunities with healthcare community engagement
  • Inter-professional education with Health Professions students from clinical disciplines
  • Networking and mentoring opportunities with healthcare executives

The BHS Program aspires to cultivate leaders who will enrich healthcare institutions to provide the highest quality of patient care by being:

  • Active stewards of resources
  • Creative, innovative, critical, and forward thinkers
  • Change agents
  • Ethical, self-directed, accountable, and collaborative leaders
  • Professional and culturally competent leaders who are committed to lifelong learning

The BHS Program places the highest value on patient-centeredness and health equity, honoring diversity, teamwork, ethical behavior, accountability, intellectual rigor, mentoring, personal growth, and life-long learning.