Health Sciences Programs

The Health Sciences program takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of the human body.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Student Profile


It was the spring of 2014. Joseph Vegso ’17 had just finished up his first semester of college and had tailored his class schedule so he’d have afternoons free to focus on the non-traditional season of varsity football at Gettysburg.

Vegso quickly realized the six-week long spring season of football wasn’t going to fill up all of his time so he had two options: fill the daily void with a two-hour nap or go out and find out what other activities Gettysburg College had to offer.

Read More

First-Year Seminar


Ebola. Enterovirus D68. This fall while the world was challenged with how to contain the latest epidemics, the students in Health Sciences Prof. Amy Dailey’s first-year seminar (FYS) were studying them.

Read More