General Health Science

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Our General Health Science Concentration prepares you for a wide range of career paths in health-related fields or graduate programs, including in nursing, behavioral health, physical therapy, nutrition, medicine, and much more. You’ll acquire a broad base of knowledge and skills that will set you up for success no matter what you pursue after graduation.

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Why Study General Health Science at Vermont State

  • Hands-On Learning: We offer numerous internship and research opportunities, allowing you to work closely with experienced health professionals in real-world settings. 
  • Numerous Career Paths: With a degree in Health Science, you’ll be prepared for a variety of career options, including physical therapy, personal training, and nutrition counseling, just to name a few. 
  • Small Classes: You’ll work closely with supportive professors and experienced practitioners who will help you develop your knowledge, skills, and confidence. 

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Sample Courses

  • Current Health Issues 
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition 
  • Introduction to Psychology 

Student Stories

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“The professors know who you are, even in big lecture classes like anatomy or chemistry. That connection really made me not want to disappoint them and try that much harder to do well in their classes.”   

Grandon Smith 

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