Coronavirus information

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the University of Alaska Anchorage has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. Visit the University of Alaska Coronavirus Information website to learn how UAA and the university system are responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information about the university's community restrictions, which apply to all faculty, staff and students. The UAA Student Health and Counseling Center remains open at this time to serve UAA students. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.


Undergraduate Program

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The Department of Health Sciences takes a multi-disciplinary approach to preparing undergraduate students for careers in the areas of health education and health promotion, public health, community health, health care delivery, disease prevention, and rehabilitation.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) program offers two major tracks of study: the Health Educator Track and Pre-Professional Track. It also offers a Minor in Public Health. Visit the Program Options page to find out which track is right for you!

BSHS Advising & How to Declare a Health Sciences Major

To learn more about pursuing and declaring a Health Sciences Major, visit our Advising & Declaring a HS Major page.

BSHS Student Mailing List

The Department of Health Sciences maintains a mailing list for Bachelor of Science in Health Science students. This list is used to circulate scholarship opportunities (tuition waivers, etc.), share relevant job postings, and spread important program information. We average three emails per month and only faculty can send to this list. Visit the BSHS Student Mailing List to sign up.