Our Mission

The mission of the Integrative Health program at Parker University is to prepare students to become health educators and to encourage holistic approaches to health promotion and disease prevention.

Stats

16%
Growth Rate

16% growth rate for community health workers over a 10-year period

144,100
Jobs To Be Filled

Projected employment of 144,100 for health educators and community health workers by 2029 Source

$55,220
Median Income

The median annual wage for health education specialists was $55,220 in May 2019.

Why Choose Parker

Program Information

The Bachelor of Science degree in Integrative Health is an interdisciplinary program that applies a holistic approach to health promotion and disease prevention. The courses provide graduates with an understanding of the human body and the fundamentals of health and disease. The program consists of various scientific disciplines including biology, chemistry, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, prevention and wellness, and herbology. Upon graduation, students are equipped to work in health and wellness industries and are prepared to apply for graduate degree programs in Naturopathic Medicine, Doctor of Chiropractic, Nutrition, Exercise Science, and related health science degrees.

Outcomes

The graduating student will be able to demonstrate:

  1. The analysis and application of current scientific literature related to integrative health.
  2. The application of dietary and lifestyle patterns for health promotion and disease prevention.
  3. The identification and application of medicinal herbs for disease prevention and health maintenance.
  4. Written and oral communication skills