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About Health Science

Program Overview

McPherson College's Health Science program offers majors in Health Science and Healthcare Management for students interested in areas of allied health such as behavioral health, public health, community health, and healthcare management.

Program News

  • Gift Funds Scholarships for Future Women Leaders in Health Care

    McPherson College has announced an estate gift of nearly $1.7 million to create the Carolyn Beach Endowed Scholarship Fund – a permanent fund to award scholarships annually to students, especially women—pursuing careers in the health science field.

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  • New Director of Health Care Initiative

    Dr. Nick Baldetti joined McPherson College as executive director of Health Care Initiatives in August of 2020. Dr. Baldetti advises the college’s incoming Health Science Scholars, oversees experiential learning opportunities for the health science and healthcare management majors, and instructs the health systems course.

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  • Community Health Initiative

    MC Teams With McPherson Hospital to Offer New Model for Rural Health Care

    An initiative introduced by McPherson College and McPherson Hospital with a focus on community health sets out to become a new model for community health care in rural areas. It features a new enhanced health science degree at the college with a wide variety of hands-on educational opportunities thanks to a partnership with the hospital.

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  • healthcare program gift announcement

    MC Receives $1 Million For New Rural Health Program

    A $1 million gift will help McPherson College fund a new community health care initiative, including ten $25,000 scholarships for students committed to community health.

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McPherson Healthcare Advisory Board Members

Alan Morgan, CEO Rural Health Association
Dr. Modena Wilson, former executive at the American Medical Association
Dr. Michael Bloustine, McPherson Hospital physician and board member
Linda Helmer, Client Centered Counseling
Dr. Bob Moser, Dean of KU Medicine Salina
Tom Brown, McPherson Mayor
Becky Goss, CEO McPherson County Community Foundation