Health Services (Comprehensive)
The comprehensive major in Health Services is an interdisciplinary program designed to:
- Provide allied health professionals with associate degrees or certificates opportunities for professional growth, preparation for leadership positions, and career advancement;
- Provide a foundation for those who plan to enter the workforce as a non-clinical healthcare professional; or
- Provide a foundation for those who wish to progress into non-clinical graduate programs
Formal admission to the Health Services major requires completion of at least 30 hours of coursework, completion of IPE 375(3) with a grade of "C" or better, and a combined (Missouri State and transfer) GPA of 2.75 or higher. Students who fail to meet GPA requirements when a minimum of 75 credit hours have been earned will not be permitted to continue in the major.
Major Requirements (57-83 hours)
- Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of IPE 575(3).
Required Option: Select one of the following:
Clinical Services Option (30-53 hours): Completion of an accredited allied health associate degree/certificate program. Professional/clinical coursework must have been completed through an accredited institution in order to be applied to the degree requirements. Professional/clinical coursework will be evaluated for transfer credit on an individual basis. A maximum of 53 hours can be applied toward this degree.
Additional electives, as needed, to bring total to at least 125 hours. Recommended electives include the following: ACC 109(1), ACC 201(3); BIO 210(3); BMS 240(3)*, BMS 308(4), BMS 345(3)*, BMS 400(3); COM 507(3), COM 511(3), COM 512(3); ECO 165(3); ENG 570(3); HCM 504(3); MGT 345(3); MKT 350(3); PSY 304(3); PSY 363(3); PSY 365(3); PSY 508(3); REL 347(3); SOC 341(3); SWK 502(3); or others in consultation with an advisor.
*May only be counted as electives in the Clinical Services option.
General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog