Allied Health Sciences General Emphasis B.S.
The General emphasis is for students who are undecided as to their career/education/employment goals in the healthcare field. A minor, is required for this emphasis.
The term Allied Health is used to identify a cluster of health professions, encompassing as many as 200 health careers. There are 5 million allied health care providers in the U.S., who work in more than 40 different professions and represent approximately 60% of all health care providers. Even so, this is just a drop in the bucket in terms of how many allied health care workers are needed to meet current and future healthcare needs in America.