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Medical Humanities Concentration

In this concentration, students investigate the human condition, suffering, personhood, and our relationship to the ever-evolving medical and health technologies. We examine health, illness, and disease and their effects on global and local communities through the lens of literature, language, philosophy, history, and other humanities. 

This concentration can help prepare for the following careers:

  • Clinical Research
  • Community Health
  • Consulting
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Global Healthcare
  • Health and Education
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Healthcare Law
  • Insurance
  • Medical Research
  • Nonprofit Facilitator
  • Pharmacy Manager
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health Service
  • Research Technician
  • Wellness Management
  • Women's Healthcare

The following four year degree plan is based on the current UHD academic catalog. Students should meet with a UHD Academic Advisor to develop their own plan.