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Health Science Subject Guide

Library resources for Health Science students

Health Science Library Subject Guide

What is health science?

According to the journal Nature, "The health sciences study all aspects of health, disease and healthcare. This field of study aims to develop knowledge, interventions and technology for use in healthcare to improve the treatment of patients."  [1]

1. Nature Publishing Group. (n.d.). Health sciences. Nature news. Retrieved December 14, 2022, from

What can one do with a Health Science degree?

The Health Science major is a broad-based undergraduate degree that provides foundational knowledge to practice in the healthcare world. Students may go on to one of many healthcare fields, including medicine, chiropractic care, dentistry, occupational therapy, optometry, or pharmacy. Coursework in epidemiology, healthcare systems, and evidence-based practice may also prepare students for advanced degrees in public and community health, healthcare administration, or other medical programs.

What is this guide?

This guide will help you find resources to support health science research and assignments.

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