Study Health at Oregon State

Help others. Make a difference.

Study in the College of Health.

College majors focused on health and well-being​

Our degree programs have one common goal — improving health and well-being for all.

Study Human Development and Family Science

Human Development and Family Sciences

Make a difference in the lives of people and families.

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study kinesiology


Use physical activity to improve health and well-being.

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study nutrition


Study nutrition for a fresh take on food and health.

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Study Public Health

Public Health

Take on the world’s most pressing health challenges.

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Want to make a career out of improving the health of your community?

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Pre-med programs and health profession pathways at Oregon State

Your path to a career in health and well-being

Your pre-med and health education path starts at Oregon State University.

If you plan to attend nursing or medical school, or are interested in other health professions, such as physical therapy or occupational health, you’re in the right place!

We’ll pair you with an academic advisor to ensure you meet your health education goals.

See how current students are supported on their path to pre-med or pre-health professions.​

We believe health is a human right

Our faculty and students are creative problem-solvers who care about the health of all people, regardless of economic means, cultures or communities.

They also think about issues affecting us throughout our lives, from early childhood education to living better, longer.​

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College programs that lead to careers in human health

Our programs will put you on a path to a career in health and well-being.

Perhaps you dream of a career helping families thrive. Maybe you're interested in studying physical activity and its effect on human health. Or maybe you’re concerned about climate change and want to directly help communities or make a difference at the policy level.

Regardless of what motivates you, we'll help you find you place.