Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Program Overview

Pursue Your Dreams with an Online Health Sciences Degree

The 100% online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree from Utica College provides you with the knowledge necessary to pursue a variety of health professions or graduate study.

The 100% online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree from Utica College provides you with the knowledge necessary to pursue a variety of health professions or graduate study.

Fast Facts

Modality

100% Online

Total Credits

120

Cost Per Credit

$420

Time To Complete

4–6 years

 
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          The Flexibility You Need to Reach Your Health Care Goals

          The fully online B.S.H.S. degree equips you with a solid educational background in health-related sciences while also covering foundational education components that are important in the job market or for continued study. This versatile degree can be tailored to fit learners’ long-term goals, whether they be graduate study or one of many healthcare related careers.

          Directly linked to multiple UC graduate programs, the degree can help you fast-track your education with Utica’s 4+1 options.

          Career Outlook

          The need for health care professionals is expected to increase by 14% between 2018 and 2028, resulting in the creation of 1.9 million new jobs.1 An online health sciences degree can prepare you to pursue a health sciences career or smoothly transition to graduate study in medicine, business, health care administration, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and more.

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          Curriculum

          The practical nature of the 120-credit B.S.H.S. program, the experiential learning opportunities, the approachable and caring professors, and the excellent support staff, combined with health science courses, helps you succeed.

          The curriculum consists of 33 credit hours of core coursework, 72 credit hours of major requirements, and 15 credit hours of coursework toward a minor. Utica College offers numerous options for minors, including health care advocacy and navigation, entrepreneurship, management, risk management and insurance, fraud and financial crime investigation, and aging studies.

          Utica College maintains articulation agreements with a number of community colleges, making it easier for students who complete their associate degree to transfer to UC to complete their bachelor's and graduate degrees.

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          Curriculum

          The practical nature of the 120-credit B.S.H.S. program, the experiential learning opportunities, the approachable and caring professors, and the excellent support staff, combined with health science courses, helps you succeed.

          The curriculum consists of 33 credit hours of core coursework, 72 credit hours of major requirements, and 15 credit hours of coursework toward a minor. Utica College offers numerous options for minors, including health care advocacy and navigation, entrepreneurship, management, risk management and insurance, fraud and financial crime investigation, and aging studies.

          Utica College maintains articulation agreements with a number of community colleges, making it easier for students who complete their associate degree to transfer to UC to complete their bachelor's and graduate degrees.

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          Admission Requirements

          Our online B.S.H.S. degree program accepts applications from first-time freshmen, as well as students with some college credit. To apply, you'll need the following:

          • Completed application
          • Résumé
          • Personal Statement
          • Letter of Recommendation
          • Official transcript
            • Official final high school transcripts (with graduation date) are required for all undergraduate students.
            • If you are entering with an associate degree or transferring a minimum of 57 credits from a four-year college, your general educational requirements are considered complete.
          • SAT or ACT for first-time freshmen if you’d like these to be considered

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          Tuition Details

          The online B.S. in Health Sciences program tuition is $420 per credit hour. Utica College is dedicated to making an advanced education accessible and affordable and offers many avenues for financial aid.

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          Faculty: Support From the Experts

          Our faculty works with you directly to ensure you meet your goals with your online health sciences degree and will help you tailor your education to meet your needs as you move throughout the B.S.H.S. program. Our experienced program director, Dr. Ahmed Radwan, holds a Ph.D. in Biomechanics, a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree, and an MBA, as well as a bachelor's and master's degree in physical therapy.

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          Why Learn Online
          With Utica College?

          Benefits of Being an Online Student

          Whether you are advancing your career or switching it, online learning gives you a unique perspective from your instructors and fellow students. You'll get the same high-quality education, credentials, and faculty support without slowing down your life.

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          Planning Your Budget

          Paying for an online education doesn't have to be stressful. We've compiled helpful resources that can get you well on your way to financing your education. Learn more about available options and how you can get started.

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          Frequently Asked Questions

          Advancing your life and career with an online degree comes with lots of questions, and we want to ensure your search for answers is effortless. If you have a question we haven't covered, call (866) 295-3106 to speak with a program manager.

          You can complete our program in as little as 4-6 years.

          You can complete the online health sciences degree at a full-time or part-time pace.

          The need for health care professionals is expected to increase by 14% between 2018 and 2028. Learn more about your career opportunities with Utica's online health sciences degree.

          The estimated total tuition is $50,400.

          Note this estimate does not include textbooks, supplies, personal expenses, loan fees, and other costs you might incur. Consider taking these costs into account when you budget for your school year.

          Learn more about tuition for the online health sciences degree and your financial aid options.

          To apply for the online health sciences degree, you’ll need a resume, a letter of recommendation, a personal statement, and official transcripts from all schools attended, including high school. For more information, visit our admissions page.

          The B.S.H.S. degree is a total of 120 credit hours.