Interdisciplinary Health Services

Western Michigan University's interdisciplinary health services program will be a good fit for you if you are:

  • A student who wants to prepare for administrative and other non-clinical positions in health care.
  • Already working in health care and interested in upgrading your knowledge and abilities with a bachelor’s degree.
  • Interested in health and human services graduate programs, including:
    • Addiction studies
    • Audiology
    • Blindness and low vision studies
    • Disability services
    • Health care administration
    • Holistic health
    • Occupational therapy
    • Physical therapy studies
    • Physician assistant studies

The program has three paths of study or tracks:

  • Interdisciplinary health services
  • Interdisciplinary health services—occupational therapy track
  • Interdisciplinary Health Services—pre-physician assistant track

Also available are programs designed for allied health professionals who hold an associates degree and wish to upgrade their knowledge and abilities:

  • Online bachelor's completion program
  • Metro-Detroit bachelor's completion program

Beyond the classroom

As a student of WMU's interdisciplinary health services program, you will be required to complete a clinical internship, which will allow you to gain experience in a variety of agencies and institutions while integrating and applying your knowledge and honing your skills in preparation for employment or graduate study.

After you graduate

Recent WMU graduates with degrees in interdisciplinary health services are working as:

  • Counselors
  • Health care administrators
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Physician assistants

Among the organizations they work for are:

  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Wellness centers
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Clinics
  • Non-profit organizations

Where is this program offered?

  • Kalamazoo

Bachelor's completion programs are available in the following locations for allied health professionals who hold an associates degree and wish to upgrade their knowledge and abilities.