More than anything, the study of science should be collaborative. It should be real. At Cedar Crest College, it is. Here, science means more time for independent research, more hands-on time with the latest scientific instrumentation and equipment, and more time with experts and mentors. At Cedar Crest, students discover countless ways to love the sciences—and even more ways to succeed.
The health sciences at Cedar Crest College—Public Health, Health Science, Exercise Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion and Wellness—are the perfect match for our practical approach to learning. Wellness and fitness, in particular, have emerged among the fastest-growing trends in health care as expansive areas of research and opportunity. Public health, nutrition, and exercise science are growing rapidly as well. Perfect for anyone passionate for health care beyond strictly clinical work, a degree in the health sciences from Cedar CrestCollege can launch an exciting futurein public policy, wellness, physical fitness, psychology, communication, or the science of sports.
Cedar Crest’s School of Nursing is widely recognized among the finest in the region. Over the years, we have fine-tuned our program through a combination of high-tech simulation, experiential learning, and a high-touch approach. We offer individualized education that is flexible enough for the broadest possible range of learners and schedules.
Field of dreams
The sciences at Cedar Crest prepare graduates for important work in fast-growing professions such as biotechnology, cancer treatment and prevention, and disease research. Students go on to careers in the health sciences, medical research, epidemiology, and environmental advocacy, among others. From agriculture and pharmacology to scientific publishing and wildlife management, Cedar Crest students thrive as professional scientists in a wide range of fields.
Mentors and experts
Cedar Crest faculty members are passionate advocates for every student, and students get to know professors and advisors as colleagues and mentors. That makes a difference when they need really good advice, a personal letter of recommendation, or a connection with opportunity. Our faculty members are passionate advocates for every student and active contributors to their fields of scientific research. In fact, 70% of full-time faculty members at Cedar Crest hold a PhD or terminal degree in their area of specialization and are widely published in their fields.
Hands-on, high level
At Cedar Crest, every student has top-level access to learning. From day one, students work with accomplished faculty on the latest scientificinstrumentation. “The quality and amount of equipment here is amazing,” says Dr. Joy Karmas, Biology professor. “We have state-of-the-art tools for teaching the sciences in adepartment serving a range of specialized interests.”