Thiel College's new health systems major provides entry point into popular healthcare professions
Thiel College is offering a new health systems program that will train students to be leaders in healthcare. The program is an interdisciplinary collaboration of Thiel's Biology, Neuroscience and Psychology programs - ideal for a health-related field or further graduate-level training.
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The health systems degree opens the door for careers that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has said have higher median salaries such as occupational and physical therapists, physician's assistants or a health service manager. According to the Bureau, those professions all have median salaries of more than $85,000.
The program also is designed to provide a seamless transition for students who wish to build on Thiel College's excellent liberal arts base and be considered for admission into accredited nursing programs around the country.
"The multi-billion dollar healthcare field will continue to need professionals with the critical thinking skills and academic background that liberal arts colleges provide. The health systems program combines so many of the great qualities of Thiel College," Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College Liz Frombgen, Ph.D., said. "The interdisciplinary collaboration and the traditional liberal arts background will continue our outstanding history of preparing students for professional success."
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