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Health Science (BSHS)

As a UD Health Science major, you'll start on the path towards a career related to health and medicine. You'll pursue an in-depth study in your area of concentration, choosing from one of three options:

  • Integrative Physiology: For individuals interested in professional schools, such as Physician Assistant, Medical or other graduate programs in Biosciences and Health Sciences.
  • Exercise & Movement Science: For individuals interested in Physical Therapy, Orthotic and Prosthetic, Athletic Training programs, or other related fields of study.
  • Occupational & Behavioral Studies: For individuals interested in Occupational Therapy, Behavior Therapy, or accelerated Nursing programs.

All three concentrations typically require additional schooling — either at the graduate or doctoral level — after earning a bachelor's degree. No matter which concentration you choose, you'll receive innovative, hands-on experience through community physical education programs, student-led organizations, and research with faculty & peers.


human-focused health labs for learning & research


UD acceptance rate to Physical Therapy programs


UD acceptance rate to Occupational Therapy programs


Department of Health and Sport Science

Fitz Hall, Room 646
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2968


human-focused health labs for learning & research