Health sciences

Interested in a career where your skills could increase the health and wellbeing of your community, where you could make a difference in someone’s life? Bluffton’s nursing and health science programs offer avenues for you to identify, evaluate and treat communication disorders; provide dietary and nutrition services; or serve as a BSN nurse.


A registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) is an allied health professional who puts into practice the science and art of food and nutrition in the service of people, individuals, families and communities.



Upon successful completion of the NCLEX-RN exam, students complete advanced nursing course requirements for the bachelor of science in nursing degree at Bluffton.


Speech-language pathology and audiology

Bluffton offers a major in speech-language pathology and audiology to those preparing for a career in communication sciences and disorders. 

Bluffton also offers majors in pre-physical therapy and pre-med through the natural and applied science department.