Health care is an expanding field that needs capable researchers, analysts and diagnosticians in all disciplines. Olivet’s health science major provides education in biology, chemistry and psychology, which will prepare you to enter a variety of health-related fields.
For students interested in nursing, Olivet offers a pathway program alongside Kellogg Community College (KCC). You’ll end up with a bachelor of science in nursing from Olivet as well as an associates of applied science in nursing degree from KCC. You’ll finish in Olivet College’s part-time RN-BSN program. This pathway is mapped over five years. The last two years is designed as a blended model to allow students to work full-time.
Nurses care for patients, communicate with doctors, administer medicine and check vital signs. They play a vital role in medical facilities and can work in a variety of healthcare settings.
Healthcare administrators are responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of a hospital, hospital system or healthcare organization. They meet with governing boards, supervise assistant administrators, and improve overall efficiency and financial effectiveness.
Speech-language pathologists assess, diagnose, treat and help to prevent communication problems in children and adults regarding speech sounds, language, social communication, fluency, feeding and swallowing.
Physical therapists help injured or ill people improve movement and manage pain. They are often an important part of preventive care, rehabilitation and treatment for patients with chronic conditions, illnesses or injuries.
Recognizes students in the areas of physical education, health, recreation, dance, human performance, exercise science, sports medicine and sports management.
The honor society for pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-veterinary and other professional health related majors.
Established in 2012, Veterans' Advocates promotes and supports the concerns and issues of military and veteran members of the Olivet College student…