New Major Prepares UA Students for Health Care Professions

With a graying, aging U.S. population, passage of the Affordable Care Act and growing demands in the health care industry, the University of Arizona has launched a program to provide foundational academic and career-oriented knowledge and experiences to students intent on entering the helping professions.

The UA School of Sociology's "Care, Health and Society," which examines the nature of care and suffering in society, launched during the 2013-14 academic year and has enrolled about 135 students when projections indicated that about 30 students would take on the major in its first year."

 

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Published Date: 

11/06/2014 - 19:16