The School of Health Sciences (SHS) offers bachelor's degree programs which prepare you to be engaged professionals and leaders in global health.

Students in health sciences programs of study are equipped with vital competencies necessary to provide evidence-based care and to be leaders in a dynamic and complex health care system. An integrated educational experience, with use of technology, offers you the opportunity to work within interprofessional teams and further develop your intellectual, physical, emotional, spiritual, social and occupational dimensions.

SHS Values

  • High-academic standards
  • Holistic personal development
  • Professionalism
  • Social responsibility
  • Integrity
  • Life-long learning
  • Community partnerships
  • Personal responsibility in student-faculty engagement

SHS Bachelor's Degrees

Health science

Choose from two concentrations to earn a bachelor of science degree in health science.

Students graduating from the bachelor of science in health science will be able to work in a variety of health care settings such as hospitals, research laboratories, private medical offices, ambulatory clinics, public health organizations, the insurance industry and government agencies. Students obtaining the bachelor of science in health science also will be able to move forward to graduate programs in a variety of fields.

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Nursing

Earn a bachelor of science in nursing at one of the premier program choices in Georgia.

The GGC bachelor of science in nursing is a dynamic, competitive program dedicated to preparing students for the wide variety of nursing opportunities in the health care field. New, modern facilities and partnerships with community health care organizations provide real-world clinical experiences that enhance learning. GGC’s hallmark of faculty/student mentorship infuse the college’s nursing program with a unique level of engagement and interaction.

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