Program Overview

Are you interested in helping patients live better with an illness, injury or disability? Would you like the ability to identify abnormal cells while cancer is still at a treatable stage? Health science graduates work in many of the top ranking jobs in America providing invaluable diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic services to patients.

With a degree in health sciences from Spring Hill College, your career possibilities are broad and exciting: clinical practice, research, or academia; public sector, private industry; or directly into a graduate program. Wherever you go, you’ll be well-prepared with a degree from SHC. Spring Hill College has been ranked among the top 25 Health Science bachelor’s degrees in the country by


On Campus


30-32 Credits

Faculty Count:


Honor Society:

Tri Beta

Program Goals

The goals of the Health Science minor include:

  • Demonstrate sound scientific reasoning skills
  • Apply scientific principles to biological/health problems
  • Evidence effective use of scientific literature
  • Demonstrate quantitative knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in basic laboratory skills

Career Outlook

Graduates with this minor will be able to work in supporting roles in health care such as medical assistant. This is also a great minor to be able to move on to graduate or professional medical programs.

Why SHC?

  • At Spring Hill College, we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent tuition cut, Spring Hill College is one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.
  • We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2021, 92% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship or service.
  • We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.


  • Deborah Fox

    Associate Professor

  • Charles Chester

    Associate Professor

  • Donald Culberson

    Associate Professor

  • Rebecca Fillmore

    Associate Professor, Department Chair of Biology

  • Paul Kohnen

    Associate Professor; Department Chair, Biology

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