Dean's Letter

Faculty of Health Sciences
Dean's Letter

It is well known that good human health contributes to a healthy society & better economy. In this regard, the mission of the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at Global University is to graduate highly knowledgeable & skillful health professionals committed to providing quality service, education &, research.
FHS offers 4 academic health-related 3-year BS programs: Medical Lab, Nursing, Nutrition & Dietetics, & Physical Therapy (4 years). Programs curricula provide solid education in basic & professional sciences. FHS employs highly qualified teaching & training staff to help achieve its educational & professional objectives. Training of students is provided on campus & in hospitals & specialized health-care centers. Successful graduates are eligible for national professional licensing by the appropriate national licensing authorities. FHS graduates employment opportunities are many; nationally, regionally, & globally.
FHS also provides community services through open-day events & activities, & by organizing conferences & symposia.
FHS administration encourages high-school graduates to join our students' community by registering in our programs whereby high-quality university education is guaranteed at an affordable & competitive cost.

FHS Dean
Vision

Vision

To seek national, regional, & international recognitions through provision of excellent applied health programs, teaching and research, & contribution to the development and upgrading of health professions & standards in Lebanon.
Mission

Mission

To provide students with educational access to sound knowledge, multi-disciplinary high-quality health skills & values, & evidence-based professional practice necessary to succeed in a knowledge-based & competing market. FHS graduates shall be able to adapt to the rapid changes in the health field & to maintain the highest professional standards.
Nursing

Nursing

The BSN program provides essential education in biomedical sciences & professional education in nursing sciences (both academically and clinically). Clinical training is provided in hospitals and healthcare centers. The degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is awarded following completion of the program requisites satisfactorily by the student.

Benefits

The program helps the student to acquire the education and skills necessary to become a competent nurse and an essential member of the healthcare team. The program enables the nurse graduate to earn professional acknowledgment and promotion in a short time.

Graduation Requirements

Download Nursing Contract sheet (PDF Format)
University Requirements 20 credits
Faculty Requirements 24 credits
Major Core Requirements 18 credits
Major Professional Requirements 58 credits
Min. 3 academic years 120 credits
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Nutrition & Dietetics

Nutrition & Dietetics

The Nutrition & Dietetics program provides students with the necessary skills to meet the nutritional and dietary needs of individuals & the community at large. The program aims at teaching students ways of improving and restoring human health systems through balanced & optimized nutrition. The degree of Bachelor of Science in Nutrition & Dietetics is awarded after the student has satisfactorily completed the program requisites.

Benefits

The Nutrition & Dietetics program aims at graduating students who could provide nutritional information & diet prescriptions to individuals and groups in a variety of health & disease settings. Nutritionists & dietitians are important members of the healthcare team.

Work places include:

- Hospitals & nutrition clinics
- Natural-health & beauty centers
- Sports clubs
- Hotel restaurants/kitchens
- Food-producing factories
- Food-catering companies

Graduation Requirements

Download Nutrition Contract sheet (PDF Format)
University Requirements 20 credits
Faculty Requirements 19 credits
Major Core Requirements 27 credits
Major Professional Requirements 38 credits
Min. 3 academic years 104 credits
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Medical Lab

Medical Lab

The Medical Lab program provides students with necessary education and practical skills to perform various clinical laboratory tests (physical, chemical & biological) that assist in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Graduates are trained to interpret test results & contribute to providing correct diagnosis. The Medical Laboratory Sciences program graduates play key role in daily clinical laboratory procedures. They participate in patient care and as such are important members of the healthcare team.

Benefits

This major plays an essential role in the therapeutic cycle. Medical lab specialist runs the tests requested by the doctor and gives the feedback to him. Job opportunities are available at hospitals institutions and widely as private practices.

Graduation Requirements

Download Medical Lab Contract sheet (PDF Format)
University Requirements 20 credits
Faculty Requirements 21credits
Major Core Requirements 24 credits
Major Professional Requirements 49 credits
Min. 3 academic years 114 credits
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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

The Physical Therapy program provides students with necessary knowledge and practical skills to physically treat and rehabilitate people disabled by injury or disease. Physical Therapists help patients to regain to a normal and independent way of life. This profession demands being generally fit and capable of moving and handling both equipment and patients. The graduates are educated in patient evaluation and physical treatment planning; hence they contribute to patient care in collaboration with other healthcare professionals. Potential graduate specialization are areas such as manipulation, sports injuries or mental illness.

Benefits

Both majors play an essential role in the therapeutic cycle. Medical lab specialist runs the tests requested by the doctor and gives the feedback to him. In turn, the doctor will decide on a prescription that might include Physical Therapy in certain cases. Both majors are integral practices of health care. Job opportunities are available at hospitals institutions and widely as private practices.

Graduation Requirements

Download PT Contract sheet (PDF Format)
University Requirements 20 credits
Faculty Requirements 24 credits
Major Core Requirements 31 credits
Major Professional Requirements 65 credits
Min. 4 academic years 140 credits
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