Healthcare is the fastest-growing sector of the United States economy, employing more than 18 million people. In 2012, Americans spent a collective $2.9 trillion on healthcare, from hospital stays to prescription drugs.
Bryant's School of Health Sciences is well positioned to capitalize on imminent healthcare issues, such as an aging population, insurance regulations, and declining medical school enrollments. The School of Health Sciences prepares students to be leaders and innovators in an industry that continues to evolve and change.
This new academic initiative builds on the University's core expertise as a business school. A large number of Bryant's 40,000 alumni have carved successful careers in the medical field.
The Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies is at the heart of the University's School of Health Sciences, a significant and strategic commitment to education innovation.