Health Professions Careers

A bachelor’s degree from St. Louis College of Pharmacy prepares students for a wide variety of health professions careers. With a focus on health care across the curriculum, students receive an undergraduate education applicable to their clinical and practice experiences.

With a bachelor’s degree, students can enter a career in:

  • Health informatics and business
  • Research and development
  • Biotechnology
  • Imaging and diagnostics
  • Therapeutic services
  • And much more

Career Opportunities are Growing

In 2016, nearly one in four jobs created was in the health care sector (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Economic News Release issued Jan. 6, 2017). By 2024, employment in health care occupations is expected to grow 19 percent, adding 2.3 million jobs.

A bachelor’s degree from the College also can be used as a foundation to gain the skills and experience needed to apply for graduate and professional programs such as:

  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • Optometry
  • Medicine
  • Physical Therapy
  • And more

A Tailored Education

All students at the College are pursuing a career in health care. Across the curriculum, courses are taught through a health care lens. Your work in the classroom will prepare you for practice in a health care setting.

You will live, learn and work alongside your future peers, creating relationships that will serve you in the future. Interprofessional health care teams are changing the landscape of health care, and STLCOP will help you become team- and practice-ready. Our Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education provides programming where students from a variety of disciplines can interact and learn together.

Learn more about our B.S. in Health Sciences or B.S. in Health Humanities, or contact the Office of Admissions to get started.