College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Health Sciences


| Bachelor of Science Health Science

This major is designed to provide a mix of human healthcare expertise and soft skills, preparing you for a career in the healthcare industry. Health Sciences majors learn from a relevant curriculum taught by content experts and current healthcare providers, making them uniquely and confidently prepared for their post-graduation career path. Graduates of this highly-selective program are strong candidates for professional programs in clinically focused fields such as medicine, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, optometry, dentistry, and more.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • BSHS 110, Introduction to Healthcare
  • BSHS 230, Healthcare Systems and Policy
  • BSHS 290, Exploring Public Health
  • BSHS 340, Healthcare Communications
  • BSHS 360, Healthcare Ethics
  • BSHS 460, Evidence Based Healthcare 
  • BSHS 430, Healthcare Quality & Improvement

Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.

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Compassionate and confident healthcare professionals

Through a powerful combination of extensive hands-on experience and professors who are invested in student success, Butler’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS) prepares highly confident and compassionate leaders in the healthcare field. 

Located in the heart of Indiana’s health sciences corridor, studying at Butler gives students unparalleled access to some of the region’s best employers, providing numerous options for experiential learning. 

Many COPHS faculty continue to practice and conduct research in their fields, guaranteeing that their teaching—and students’ learning—always reflects the most up-to-date industry practices and technology. As a result, graduates are confident in their ability to think, communicate, problem-solve, and lead, enabling continued progression to higher positions and more complex challenges.