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Health Services, B.A.

120 Credits  |   Main Campus

Trinity's Health Services degree prepares future health care leaders to confidently navigate the health care system and enact positive change.

The Bachelor of Arts in Health Services is an interdisciplinary program designed to address the current and emerging needs in a changing health care landscape. The Health Services curriculum prepares students to promote delivery of efficient, quality driven health care through a core curriculum that includes a foundation in health care systems, health care policy, finance, and data management. The degree program offers students the option to complete the Core + 4 (core classes and 4 selective courses) which leaves the option for students to add a minor to their degree plan. Students who have a 3.0 GPA in their senior year will have opportunity to take two courses in the Masters of Public Health (MPH) if they choose to apply to the program.

The Health Services major is offered in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Professional Studies.

Accelerated Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Degree Program

During senior year, health services majors have the unique opportunity to apply to the B.A. in Health Services to the Master of Public Health Program.  The accelerated Master’s program allows select students to complete their undergraduate health services degree while also beginning graduate coursework towards a Master’s degree in public health. Click here to learn more about the accelerated program.

Your Academic Journey in Public Health

The Bachelor of Health Services degree program is part of Trinity’s complete academic program in Public Health, from certificate to an advanced degree.

What You’ll Learn

  • Utilize effective written and oral communication when conveying a message about a current or emerging health care issue
  • Apply evidence-based solution to organizational and client issues within the contemporary health care arena
  • Demonstrate critical thinking as evidenced by ethical and legal decision-making as a member of an inter-professional health care team
  • Demonstrate leadership to meet a health care organization’s or client’s needs

Local Internships

Trinity allied health students take advantage of clinical experiences in and around Washington, D.C. Clinical placements include:

  • Managed Care Organizations
  • Ombudsmen Office
  • Wellness Centers
  • Research Assistants at local hospitals
  • Health Educators
  • County Health Departments
  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Centers for Aging

Global Careers

  • Health Care Management
  • Health Project Management
  • Wellness Center Directorship
  • Health Education
  • Patient Navigator
  • Patient Advocate

Being able to have one-on-one interactions with your professor is a plus because you can get the help you need and also have the opportunity to talk to your professor.
Jaquan Tyshay Peace ’19 – Health Services

With my goal to become a CEO in a hospital or a director of administration/hospital in the healthcare field, my drive and leadership skills that I have developed over my studies at Trinity have provided me with the insight to lead.
Rosa Green, ’19, Health Services Major

Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree
Public Health

Mater’s Degree
Public Health

Applying to the Health Services, B.A. Program

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College of Arts & Sciences Admissions Requirements

Applying to the College of Arts & Sciences is a 5-step process:

  • Step One: Apply to Trinity
  • Step Two: Have your School Administrator submit your Official Transcripts (High School/College/Home School/GED) – International Transcripts must be evaluated prior to submission
  • Step Three: Submit Essay “Where do I see myself after obtaining a TWU degree?”
  • Step Four:  Submit your Recommendation Letter(s) (Teacher/Guidance Counselor/Mentor)
  • Step Five: Once your application is submitted, use your log-in credentials to check your status

Admissions Criteria:

  • First-Time Freshman candidates for admission should complete a secondary school program that includes 16 academic units: English, Mathematics (algebra, geometry, and trigonometry), Science to include Lab work (biology, chemistry, and physics), History, Foreign Language, and Social Science.
  • Transfer candidates must submit official college transcripts from each previously attended college or university.
  • Optional Standardized tests such as the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT I) and/or the American College Test (ACT) can be submitted.  To have your scores sent to us use SAT code 5796 and ACT code 0696.
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average 2.0 (on 4.0 Scale).