Health Science

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The mission of the Health Science program is to provide students with a curricular foundation that prepares them for admission into a professional program of study within the health field, or to transfer to a multitude of health-related degrees at a four year university. The program focuses on developing the knowledge base, skill sets, and professional experiences necessary for success in a health science related field.

Why This Program

Courses will provide students foundational education to support the pursuit of health science programs.
Students will learn how to utilize the language of medicine and to effectively communicate within the industry.
Students will learn problem solving skills and provide the opportunity to apply solutions for issues related to human health, medicine and healthcare.
Students will be prepared for the rigor of a four-year program or career upon graduating from CWI.
Students will have the opportunity to develop real world skills and have in field experiences in the Health Sciences

Additional Opportunities

Students will engage in an internship experience that will allow them to explore their career choice.

Respectful Community

The College of Western Idaho is committed to maintaining a Respectful Community by providing equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate in services, benefits, or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status, age, or any other legally protected status.  More on Title IX

News and Blogs

The Riegleman Award for Guided Learning Pathways awarded to two of the College’s Health programs.

Anne L., a 2018-19 scholarship recipient, is currently pursuing a degree in Health Science with hopes of becoming a radiology technician. 

Melissa D., a 2018/19 scholarship recipient, is currently pursuing a degree in Health Science with hopes of becoming a nurse someday. 

Kim L., a 2018/19 scholarship recipient, is currently pursuing a degree in Health Science with hopes of becoming a surgical nurse someday.