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Integrative Health, BS

Integrative health is an emerging field focused on integrative and holistic health, providing you with a broader perspective on treatment using approaches from allopathic and complementary medicine to elicit the best health outcomes.

The BS program in integrative health provides a foundation in integrative health, a holistic approach to wellness that focuses on the mind, body and spirit. The program provides students with a foundation of innovative and interprofessional approaches to serving and supporting diverse populations.

Students learn to differentiate the ethics, legalities and standards of practice of integrative health and to think critically about different therapies, modalities and practitioners. Coursework and experiences include an emphasis on research and evidence-based practices and gaining an understanding of the historical and cultural foundations of the integrative health field.

This degree has the same prerequisites as the nursing major; therefore, students may transition seamlessly to this program and obtain a bachelor's degree in a health-related field.

Program Offered

Integrative Health, BS

Offered by
College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Location
Downtown, West, Online

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Career Outlook

Graduates are qualified for a career as a patient representative for integrative health, which involves assisting patients in obtaining services and in understanding policies, and in making health care decisions regarding integrative health. Graduates may be employed in hospitals, doctor offices, wellness and fitness centers, as well as holistic centers.

Program graduates may obtain employment as:

  • health educators
  • health services administrators
  • health specialists
  • office managers
  • program managers
  • project directors

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:


Career*growth*median salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 11.4%$29,790
Health Educators12.2%$50,430
Community Health Workers 14.9%$34,870
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other8.2%$41,420
General and Operations Managers 7.1%$97,270
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors8.2%$53,370
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other11.7%$34,620
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other12%$73,400
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 23.1%$41,420
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 19%$90,210
Medical and Health Services Managers 16.9%$92,810
Administrative Services Managers8.2%$83,790
Patient Representatives 9.8%$31,200
Social and Community Service Managers9.5%$62,740

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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