The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is designed for students interested in a health and human sciences career. This interdisciplinary degree draws from disciplines such as public health, psychology, biology, ethics and health care administration.
This degree is ideal for those who wish to pursue a broad-based degree in health science with the benefit of focusing in a specific area of Health and Human Services, as well as those who have earned an associate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a health related field, and wish to continue their education
Students may select from two concentrations, based on their personal interests and professional goals:
- Health & Social Welfare: This concentration is available 100% online and focuses on home and community based services, including Assisted Living, Home Health Care, Post-acute care, Hospice, and other programs that encourage independent living. Students will explore questions of how state policies, market forces, and family structures interact to respond to social needs; how demographic changes and social inequalities shape the patterns of population health, and how community based services are designed to meet the needs of the population.
- Preparatory Health Sciences: This concentration is designed to prepare students for a post-graduate or professional degree in a health related field. Students who choose this concentration often have a goal of earning a degree in Health Sciences to continue their education at the graduate level, and move one step closer to their desired career. This option is not available online; however, several courses may be completed at a distance, allowing for increased flexibility.
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