Health Science at Skyline College

The mission of the Health Science program is to equip Skyline students with the knowledge, skills and modes of critical inquiry necessary to fulfill a lifetime of optimal health and well-being for themselves, their families, their communities and the world in which we all live.

Courses in the health sciences prepare students for careers and advanced coursework in healthcare, allied health and public health as well as providing the skyline community with foundational instruction in personal and community health. Students will be able to establish critical frameworks for interrogating and understanding factors influencing personal, community and environmental health.

Career Outlook

Courses in Health Science can build towards a degree that can support a wide variety of careers both within healthcare and the sciences.

The State of California Employment Development Department provides an online Occupational Guide that provides helpful job descriptions, job outlooks and wages, and qualification requirements for a wide variety of careers. Use this guide to find more information about a career that may interest you.