Why Integrated Health Studies | Kent State University

Why Integrated Health Studies

Integrated Health Studies students have a number of shadowing, volunteer and practicum experience in health-related service settings.  Examples of some of these opportunities include: area hospitals and health care facilities, HMO's, health networks, nonprofit organizations and sports medicine clinics.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in health services and human services areas will grow faster than average through 2012. Students completing the IHS Health Services concentration will be prepared to assume a role in the service delivery sector of the health care industry.The student completing the IHS Health Care Administration and Systems concentration would be prepared for careers in the business sector of the health care industry, but others may wish to pursue graduate study to obtain mid-management administrative credentials.

Match Majors to Careers

"MyPlan" Major and Career Info

U.S. Department of Labor Websites

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Learn about occupations including job responsibilities, salaries, education required and job outlook
  • Career One Stop - Explore careers, salary and benefits; training required and job seeker services by state
  • O*Net - Quick search tool for Ohio jobs data and more

Get Help from a Career Expert