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School of Natural & Health Sciences

School of Natural & Health Sciences Degrees Undergraduate & Combined Undergraduate/ Advanced Degrees Audiology (B.S./Au.D)* Biochemistry

Graduate Degrees

Orthodontics (M.S.) Physician Assistant (M.S.)


Forensic Science

Biology Chemistry Computer Forensics Computer Science Environmental Studies Exercise Science Food Science Forensic Science Health Science Information Science Mathematics Mathematics Statistics Medical Spanish

Health Science: Premed & Pre-Allied Health

* Combined degree program with Salus University

Biology Chemistry Clinical Laboratory Science*** Computer Science Cybersecurity Cytotechnology*** Dental Medicine (B.S./D.M.D.) ** Engineering: Chemical & Math *** Exercise Science

Histotechnology*** Mathematics & Actuary Science Nursing Nutrition & Dietetics Optometry (B.S./O.D.)* Osteopathic Medicine (B.S./D.O.) ** Pharmacy (B.S./Pharm.D.) ** Physician Assistant (B.S./M.S.)

** Combined degree program with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM); LECOM Early Acceptance Program * ** Partnership with another university or hospital.

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Seton Hill is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Learn more at

Welcome to the Hill!


s a leading Catholic liberal arts university that embraces students of all faiths, we’re excited to help you build a home here on The Hill and create the future you’ve always dreamed of.

Welcoming Community

We celebrate diversity in both faith and culture. You are welcome here.

Celebrating Community We believe, as did Elizabeth Ann Seton, that “cheerfulness prepares a glorious mind for all the noblest acts.” At Seton Hill, you will have many reasons to celebrate.

Learning Community

We educate students to think and act critically, creatively and ethically as productive members of society. Here, you will learn to transform the world.

Serving Community

We have a commitment to justice, mercy and compassion. Here, you will receive the support you need, and you will be empowered to help others. -1-

The School of Natural & Health Sciences at Seton Hill


eton Hill has a long history of excellence in the sciences, and that - along with the strength of our faculty, facilities and partnerships - is why the natural and health sciences represent some of the university’s most popular majors. Here, you will be surrounded by faculty who are dedicated to teaching and learning in a variety of health science fields, including forensic science, nutrition and dietetics, and osteopathic medicine.

B.S. in Nursing

Wukich School of Nursing

Nursing is the newest addition to Seton Hill’s renowned programs in the natural and health sciences. The BSN will prepare you with everything you need to succeed. You'll learn from people who care about you - while you prepare to transform the quality of healthcare for others.

The Power of Partnerships

Move from high school to medical school through our partnership with the LAKE ERIE COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE, which has a location on our Greensburg, PA campus. Incoming biology or biochemistry majors have the opportunity to apply for a seat in the medical school at the same time they apply to Seton Hill. Majors include osteopathic medicine, pharmacy and dental medicine. Optometry and audiology students benefit from our cooperative degree program with SALUS UNIVERSITY COLLEGES OF OPTOMETRY AND AUDIOLOGY. Students in these combined undergraduate and graduate programs can receive both a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Seton Hill and a Doctor of Optometry or Audiology from Salus University. -2-

Centers & Facilities • Boyle Health Sciences Center - Provides up-to-the-moment academic, clinical and research technology and resources for all health sciences programs. • Crime Scene House - Students in a variety of majors - from forensic science to criminal justice - take the knowledge they gain in the classroom and the lab to analyze mock crime scenes created at this house on our campus. • Center for Orthodontics - Equips dentists with the education and training needed to specialize in orthodontics while providing expert treatment to patients of all ages. • Greenhouse & Gardens - Seton Hill’s greenhouse and gardens are integral to many of Seton Hill's sustainability projects. They also provide plants for use in biology labs and the nutrition and dietetics program.

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Research & Faculty On Campus Research with Seton Hill Faculty

Seton Hill science faculty are working scientists, doctors, researchers, mathematicians and dietitians who will guide you in the classroom and the lab as well as in important decisions about courses, careers and graduate school. Current and recent student/ faculty research partnerships have included the study of: • The usage of mobile technology in the classroom • Plant diversity and adaptability • The impact of chemical exposure on animal cells • The best ways to remove soft tissue from bones • Development of green methods for the oxidation of organic compounds • Reactivity of a unique class of organic (carbon-based) compounds that mimic the properties of metal catalysts


Off-Campus Research & Internship Placements

Current and recent off-campus internship & research placements have included: • GlaxoSmithKline U.S. Research Center • University of Maine, Sustainable Forestry Bioproducts Research Institute • ABB • Westmoreland County Coroner’s Office • Cancer Care Associates of York Biochemistry Laboratory • Detroit Police Department • Monroe County, FL Sheriff’s Department • FBI Honors Internship • Australian Football Club of Perth, Australia • Excela Athletic Training


All This & a Great Value Too!


et the educational benefits of a private, career-focused liberal arts university at the best value possible! Seton Hill costs less than you think, and has even been named a “Best Value” School by U.S. News & World Report. With an average of $32 million in aid given each year, 99% of our incoming freshmen receive some type of financial aid throughout their time on The Hill.

Financial Aid & Scholarship $21,000





Elizabeth Seton Scholarship

Aloysia Lowe Scholarship

Mary Schmidt Scholarship

Francesca Brownlee Scholarship

SHU Award

GPA: 4.0 ACT (MIN): 26 SAT (NEW): 1250

GPA: 3.75 ACT (MIN): 24 SAT (NEW): 1150

GPA: 3.5 ACT (MIN): 22 SAT (NEW): 1080

GPA: 3.25 ACT (MIN): 20 SAT (NEW): 1030

GPA: 3.0 ACT (MIN): 18 SAT (NEW): 960

Examples of recent academic scholarships provided to students by Seton Hill. We take GPA, ACT & SAT scores into account for all scholarships, but the scores listed here are examples, not requirements.

Seton Hill offers a large variety of scholarships, including • Academic Scholarships • Athletic Scholarships


of incoming Freshmen Receive Aid

• Service Scholarships • Various Grants & Awards We work directly with you and your family to create a financial aid package that addresses your needs.


We Invite You to Come for a Visit 2020 Griffin for a Day:

• February 17 • March 16 • April 6

2020 Overnight Visits: • February 25 • March 10 • March 24 • April 21

2020 Saturday Visits:

• January 25 • February 8 • March 14 • March 28 • April 18 • May 2

Nursing Info Session: • February 1

Spring Open House: • April 4

Campus Visits are available almost every day of the week.

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Best Grad Programs: Physician Assistant

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