Health Professions BS

The Bachelor of Science in Health Professions in the College of Public Health at Temple University is a degree designed for students committed to pursuing careers in various health professions, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, medicine, dentistry, physician assistance and more.

This innovative degree program offers an interdisciplinary education across departments in the College of Public Health (CPH), providing students with better preparation for the workforce and making them more competitive for admission to advanced professional programs in a range of clinical fields.

Courses drawn from several disciplines in CPH give students a comprehensive view of the healthcare field and reinforce the team approach widely used in healthcare today. Core courses provide students with the prerequisites they need for acceptance into professional clinical programs, and electives enable students to tailor their degrees in order to best prepare for their careers. The program gives students additional background in areas such as cultural competency, health behaviors and medical terminology.

Concentrations

Use your electives to build toward a specialized area of study. After graduation, you’ll be prepared for advanced studies to become a

  • certified anesthesiologist assistant,
  • occupational therapist or 
  • physical therapist.

Related Graduate Degrees

This degree affords you maximum career choice in healthcare. It equips you to pursue the following degrees.

HP-HPRF-BS

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