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Health Science Major

A major in Health Science at Grace College will explore the scientific study of life and life processes. As you consider an array of colleges with Health Science major near you in the midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Winona Lake, Indiana, you will discover a top college for Health Science taught with a Christian worldview. A Grace College Health Science degree will help you make workable connections between in-class labs and health careers, with Pre Medical Major and Pre Pharmacy programs, preparing you to weigh questions and create conversation in a Christian college context. 

This program is for you if you are serious about creating an impact in a Health Science career. With a bachelor’s degree in Health Science, you will be required to get real-world experience ensuring you are equipped for jobs in dentistry, chiropractic, occupational therapy, and countless other areas. 

At the heart of the Health Sciences major is the scientific study of life and life processes.  Students study the molecular composition, metabolic processes, and micro and macro anatomy of a variety of life, focusing on humans. Laboratory activities are emphasized to explore technical details of these processes first-hand. A solid background in chemistry, physics, mathematics, and behavioral science rounds out preparation of the student to be a successful candidate in their graduate health professions program.

The Grace curriculum acknowledges God as the creator and sustainer of all life.  Students will gain a much deeper appreciation of the incredible complexity of God’s living handiwork while being prepared with excellence for further schooling and future careers.

Future Doctor/Health Scientist, the way forward is Grace.

Educational Focus

  • Pre-chiropractic Major
  • Pre-dental Major
  • Pre-medicine Major
  • Pre-occupational therapy Major
  • Pre-optometry Major
  • Pre-pharmacy Major
  • Pre-physical therapy Major
  • Pre-physician assistant Major
  • Pre-podiatry Major
  • Pre-veterinary Major

Internship Opportunities

  • Local Medical Professionals
  • Kosciusko County Hospital Systems
  • Warsaw Orthopedic Companies

Career Opportunities

  • Dentist
  • Chiropractor
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Doctor or Nurse Practitioner
  • Optometrist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatrist
  • Veterinarian

Health Science Major is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • People Oriented
  • Focused
  • Team Players
  • Good Communicators
  • Driven
  • Detail Oriented
  • Caring
  • Empathetic
  • Smart
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Featured Staff

Richard Roberts

Rick Roberts, Ph.D.

Pre-Health Professions Coordinator; Associate Professor of Biology
rick.roberts@grace.edu
Joe FrentzelChair, Dept. of Science and Mathematics & Program Director, Biology

Joe Frentzel, Ph.D.

Chair, Dept. of Science and Mathematics & Program Director, Biology
frentzjw@grace.edu

The faculty at Grace College truly lived their lives in a way that allowed the light of Christ to shine through them. Grace College prepared me not only to teach in the classroom but to be a lifelong learner, especially in my spiritual walk.

Lenny Krebs, Grace College Alumnus
98%

of Grace grads who have been accepted to programs and have completed those programs have become medical professionals

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the grade received from Niche for our top rated Winona Lake community

90%

of Grace grads have been accepted to programs in graduate related education

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Being a transfer student, I felt God leading me to Grace because of its great academic programs, amazing professors, and its ever-present integration of faith and learning.

Grant Lawrence, Current Grace College Student