Good health—it’s life’s most precious gift. You could have a career improving the health of others—in medical care, research, or technologies—starting at Penn State Behrend.
Build the foundation for advanced health-care training at Penn State Behrend. Our strong science programs and academic guidance can prepare you for your future career as a physician, dentist, optometrist, pharmacist, physician assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist, or veterinarian.
Whether you aim to go into medical practice or health-related research, the minor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology prepares you with a deeper understanding of life at the molecular, genetic, and cellular levels.
Combine your interests in science and engineering with this minor, which applies engineering principles to solve health-related problems. It’s a great foundation for future engineers as well as future health professionals.
The deep understanding of human behavior you’ll gain from our Psychology program will provide an excellent starting point for a wide range of health-related careers from youth development to elder care.
Interested in health care but not sure which path to take? We offer more than 40 undergraduate and graduate degrees in addition to a variety of minors and certificates. You're sure to find something that speaks to you.