New + Enhanced Health-Related Majors
For more than 30 years, Colby-Sawyer College has been a leader in health science education. With a reputation for producing highly trained and qualified health professionals, Colby-Sawyer has set the standard for graduate success.
Today, Colby-Sawyer is building on its strengths. Together with Dartmouth Health, New Hampshire’s largest health system, the college is addressing a critical shortage in U.S. health professionals with new and enhanced majors that lead to meaningful careers.
An Investment in Your Future
- 99.9% of students employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation
- $17,500 tuition and scholarships from $4,000 - $8,000 per year
- 100% of incoming students received financial aid last year
Substance misuse and addiction disorders are on the rise in the U.S. Communities, families and individuals are in critical need of compassionate and qualified professionals to address this crisis.
With employment projections indicating an increase of jobs in the field, Colby-Sawyer’s B.A. in addiction studies is designed to provide students the education, technology and clinical training necessary to turn lives around.
Using an interdisciplinary approach that recognizes the complexity of addiction, students blend courses in sociology, public health, biology and psychology to facilitate best practices in prevention, assessment, intervention and treatment.read more
Study how movement influences health, fitness, performance and disease prevention — and help others lead longer, happier, healthier lives with Colby-Sawyer’s B.S. in exercise science.
Take a scientific approach to exercise and physical activity through an advanced understanding of personal health and wellness, nutrition, kinesiology, human anatomy and physiology. Assess the responses of the body to exercise, training and performance, then apply these principles by designing fitness programs.
Conduct research in the college’s fitness center and state-of-the-art human performance lab to plan and implement original study using a multitude of health and fitness assessments.read more
With significant growth in U.S. health and wellness facilities and programs, an increasing need exists for qualified supervisors, managers and administrators who understand both private and public health care systems.
Through the application of a broad-based liberal education, coupled with general business concepts tailored to the health care industry, Colby-Sawyer’s B.S. in healthcare administration prepares you to take on leadership roles in hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, assisted living facilities, managed care and other health services organizations.read more
Colby-Sawyer’s B.S. in health science provides a broad science-based curriculum with a focus on health and wellness. With options for students interested in both clinical and non-clinical careers, graduates are prepared to move into medical laboratory jobs, careers as health care providers or policy administrators, or as advocates for health and wellness in a variety of public and private settings and systems.read more
A B.S. nursing from Colby-Sawyer combines clinical work at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, New Hampshire’s largest hospital and only level I trauma center, with hands-on learning in campus classrooms, laboratories and simulated, state-of-the-art hospital and outpatient clinic rooms.
Colby-Sawyer’s undergraduate nursing program is ranked first in New Hampshire by registerednursing.org and rncareers.org. Graduates consistently surpass the national pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination — the college has a four-year average pass rate of 98.53%, with 97.14% of students passing the exam on their first attempt in 2020.read more
Deepen your understanding of psychology and the social and cultural experiences that shape human behavior to meet the changing needs of people, organizations and communities with a B.S. in psychology.
Choose a broad approach to the study of psychology with upper-level courses or earn a specialized degree with a concentration in child psychology, forensic psychology, neuroscience, or counseling and substance abuse.read more
The sociology track provides a strong theoretical background in the study of diversity, the influences of culture and social structure and the root causes of injustice and inequality. Graduates are prepared for careers in a variety of settings, such as the educational system, the criminal justice system, the medical system and political and community advocacy offices.
The human services track prepares graduates for a career in social work in settings like schools, hospitals, substance misuse facilities and advocacy agencies. Graduates are prepared for clinical careers working directly with children, families and individuals, as well as with organizations and communities.read more