Health and Human Sciences at BC

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Health & Human Sciences Department

Interested in athletic training? Family and consumer sciences? Nutrition? Teaching health & P.E.? Pursuing a minor in coaching or equine studies? Welcome to the department of health & human sciences at Bridgewater College.

With five majors, four minors, recently renovated facilities and highly trained faculty, the department of health & human sciences offers a variety of exciting options for your degree at BC.

Earn your degree in athletic training – 89% of our graduates are placed in a job or graduate school within two months of earning their degree. Or you might decide to pursue family and consumer sciences in conjunction with our secondary teacher education program. Our graduates in family and consumer sciences have a 100% first-time pass rate on the PRAXIS II.

Check out our pre-professional opportunities for occupational therapy, physical therapy and physician assistant programs. Start your career in any number of exciting, growing fields through a health and human sciences program from Bridgewater College.

Athletic Training Major

As an athletic training major at Bridgewater, you will receive hands-on experience working with athletes at the College and be part of one of the top programs in the country.

Family & Consumer Sciences Major

As a family and consumer science major, you will be prepared for a variety of careers in the growing area of human services.

Health & Exercise Science Major

Design your coursework as a health and exercise major to fit your future professional goals or anticipated graduate program.

Health & Physical Education Major

The health and physical education major prepares you for a career teaching health and P.E. The major includes coursework from the education department and exercise science department.

Nutrition & Wellness Major

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in wellness, health promotion or other related fields, start here. Major in nutrition and wellness at Bridgewater College.

Coaching Minor

Want to pursue a coaching job after college? Add the minor in coaching to your chosen major.

Equine Studies Minor

The equine studies minor can be a perfect complement for business and biology majors, including pre-veterinary students. You’ll benefit from a variety of hands-on courses at the Bridgewater College Equestrian Center.

Family & Consumer Sciences Minor

Minor in family and consumer sciences to explore child development, nutrition and much more through your custom choice of six classes.

Nutrition & Wellness Minor

Explore the field of nutrition and wellness through adding a minor to any major of your choice.

Pre-Professional Programs

Health & Human Sciences Facilities

Health & Human Sciences Resources

Health & Human Sciences Certifications

Health & Human Sciences Faculty

Questions? Contact us!

Dr. Barbara Long, Department Chair
540-828-5771
bhlong@bridgewater.edu