Health Services Track

Have a rewarding career in non-clinical health care

If you’re interested in health care, but not the hands-on duties, the health services track is for you.

Prepare for a wide range of careers beyond the clinical setting: data management, human resources, directing and more.

Thinking bigger? This track can also prepare you for graduate school, where you can earn a master’s or doctoral degree.

Degree options

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Degree plan

Four-year

Access a sample schedule for completing your degree in four years.

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Resources

Transfer help

Explore resources that help you transfer to Missouri State.

Why take the health services track?

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Start your path into graduate school

The health services track prepares you for graduate school, where you can earn a master’s degree. Expand your career options in areas like therapy, health and health administration.

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Do non-clinical work

If graduate school isn’t for you, you can also enter the workforce after you graduate. Non-clinical health care careers include management and administration, medical billing, human resources and more.

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Experience the full health care field

Team up in a collaborative environment and explore all the components of health care. Connect with your peers in social work, sports medicine, kinesiology and other health-related fields.

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Have flexibility and focus

You can complete your degree in a flexible, 100% online format. Choose from three emphasis areas in the health services track to specialize your degree: science reasoning, administrative services or human services.

Careers and outcomes: Health services track

Gain a solid foundation for your health care career. The health services track enables you to explore your interests and work in roles other than hands-on care.

Don’t want to enter the workforce right away? This track can also help you meet the admission requirements for many graduate programs.

Potential job options

  • Aging programming
  • Family support
  • Health care information, electronic health records and technology
  • Human resources
  • Insurance
  • Medical supplies
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Program director
  • Public health services

Graduate school options

  • Physician assistant studies (MSPAS)
  • Physical therapy (DPT)
  • Occupational Therapy (MSOT)
  • Public health (MPH)
  • Health care administration (MHA)
  • Accelerated RN programs