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ANTHROPOLOGY health EMPHASIS

The health emphasis satisfies the curricular requirements of medical and other health-related professional programs while at the same time educating students about the interactions between biological, environmental and social factors that influence health and illness. Students will be given the theoretical background to study human adaptation and maladaptation from an evolutionary perspective, in addition to studying the effects of culture on health.

 

CAREER OPTIONS FOR HEALTH EMPHASIS MAJORS

 A degree in Anthropology with a health emphasis can lead to careers in many fields including:

Medical Anthropology

  • Biomedical Research
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Population Demography
  • Health Policy Analysis

Genetics & Genomics

  • Bioinformatics
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Clinical Genomics
  • Academic Research

Healthcare

  • Physician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Public Health
  • Dentistry
  • Epidemiology
  • Occupational Therapy

Forensic Science

  • Medical Examiner
  • Coroner
  • Pathology
  • Odontology
Last Updated: 7/6/20