Professional Pathway

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Studies program, you may pursue a number of career and educational options after graduation.

This degree may be the bachelor's degree you need to advance in your current profession or to earn a promotion at work. You may also be exploring new career opportunities as a medical professional. Possible careers for our graduates include community health worker or community advocate, health educator, health coach, worksite wellness coordinator, or patient advocate.

Job Outlook

The healthcare industry is rapidly expanding both nationally and statewide. In South Carolina, the Department of Employment and Workforce foresees significant growth in the Health Care and Social Assistance sector, with an estimated 299,950 new jobs expected from 2020 to 2030. Nationally, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts this sector will add around 2.1 million jobs from 2022 to 2032, comprising 45% of all new jobs and growing annually at 1.0%.

Graduate School

Some students may choose to apply to one of our well-established health professions programs, as well as others throughout the state. This includes MUSC graduate programs in:

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