Human Health Sciences
If you’re interested in pursuing a career in physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic, optometry or the like, MSU Moorhead’s Human Health Sciences degree may be for you. MSUM students studying in this field have a high success rate of continuing their education in outstanding professional programs and are contributing to the healthcare field in exciting ways.
Students studying in the Human Health Sciences program get the rare undergraduate opportunity to study human anatomy based on cadaver dissection in a newly renovated lab.
Faculty-mentored research is an important aspect of the Human Health Sciences degree. Faculty and students collaborate to publish in academic peer-reviewed journals and present at regional and national conferences.
Small class sizes and student-focused faculty mean you’ll get personalized attention and career advising to ensure you’re on the right track to meet your goals.
Langseth Hall and Hagen Hall house facilities the provide experiential, student-centered learning in modern, interesting spaces that are devoted to research and discovery.
Healthcare Student Success Stories
Sigma Theta Tau International is the international honors society for nursing. On March 27, 2021, nine MSUM students joined its ranks while a faculty member received prestigious recognition.
As a growth advisor for HealthPartners, Sarah Borgerding advises the organization on short- and long-term business decisions. The career perfectly balances the two degrees she earned from MSUM in 2003—business administration and economics.
These MSUM alumni and faculty, although from varied backgrounds with different degrees and career fields, all conduct research across the world. Their association with MSUM has shaped their careers. They are researchers, exercising influence and making a big difference – successful alumni and faculty who are transforming our mental and physical wellness, changing our lives for the better and providing hope a reality.
As a Human Health Services major at MSUM, you will quickly learn that science is a verb – a method, a way of knowing. You will immerse yourself in meaningful, hands-on experiences that teach you to learn science and to be a scientist.