Healthcare Pathways

At Bethel University, students of any major can choose to follow a healthcare pathway, which will prepare them to make a difference in one of the nation’s fastest growing fields.

We collaborate with leading companies to design our courses, experiences, and hands-on learning opportunities, all to position you for a successful and meaningful career in healthcare.

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Your path begins here

A well-rounded education means learning beyond the four walls of our university. By choosing a healthcare pathway, you’ll get hands-on experience with highly innovative partners in the healthcare marketplace, providing you with the right knowledge, skills, and experiences to make you stand out to future employers. Our healthcare pathways add flexibility and options to any degree pursuit at Bethel. By adding intentional focus on learning about and experiencing the healthcare marketplace, you will be better prepared for any career.

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Study in a top healthcare metropolis

The Minneapolis–St. Paul area is home to some of the most premiere organizations in the healthcare industry: Allina Health and Fairview Clinics, UnitedHealth, Medtronic, and Boston Scientific, to name a few. These companies—among others—hire our alumni to serve as nurses, insurers, marketers, analysts, and more.

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A strong network of alumni

When you graduate from Bethel, you’ll join a community of sought-after graduates who are making an impact in healthcare. Our close-knit network of alumni will connect you with professional opportunities as they uphold Bethel’s excellent reputation—and when you land the job of your dreams, you’ll be able to do the same.

Advancing Technology to Improve Patient Care

John Brownlee cofounded a company that uses video and mobile technology to connect patients with their healthcare providers. Brownlee graduated from Bethel with a bachelor’s degree in economics.

Saving Lives, One Innovation at a Time

Business graduate Chelsea Berstler and her team save lives by developing new ways to provide seniors with the healthcare they need. Berstler is the vice president of operations at United Healthcare’s Medicare division.

Leveraging Skills to Serve Those in Need

Business administration graduate Ross Allen spent 25 years as a vice president at Medtronic, managing diverse teams and strategically reducing corporate costs. Now, he serves as a consultant to nonprofit and startup organizations who bring medical technology to underserved populations.

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Digital Health Pathway

The digital health pathway prepares computer science majors to tackle the industry’s most pressing issues. Through early exposure to real-life work environments, individual career counseling, and internships with corporate partners, you’ll get a tailored educational experience aimed at custom-fitting you with a job you’ll love.

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Healthcare Endorsement

Bethel’s healthcare endorsement can be added to any major, allowing you to prepare for a healthcare career that suits your skills and passions. Whether you’re studying business, engineering, journalism, or philosophy, there’s a place for you in healthcare. This endorsement will prepare you to make a lasting impact in a growing field.

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Pre-medicine programs

Pre-Medicine Programs

Interested in pursuing a targeted pre-medicine path? At Bethel, you'll find various undergraduate and graduate programs that will prepare you for careers in medicine, nursing, dentistry, physician assistant, physical therapy, pharmacy, and other healthcare fields.

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The next step in your journey is only an application away. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions—we’re here to serve you!

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