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A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is an undergraduate degree that often prepares students for a career. Programs can be found at universities and colleges all over the world, and most degrees can be earned in three to five years.

What is a BA in Health? This program is designed for students who want to work in the health care system. Every program will vary and focus on different areas of health. Many programs will offer a general program that will introduce students to different aspects of health care, and then students can choose to specialize in a certain area. Depending on the school, topics may include pre-med, nursing, health care management, health and disease research, public health, medical technology, and sports physiology.

Students who pursue a degree in health benefit in that they learn about a variety of aspects of the human body and how things work. The health field is also growing and will always be a good area in which to find a job.

The tuition and fees required for a health degree will vary quite a bit from one place to another. Factors involved include the location of the school and specific program. Contacting the school is the best way to find out financial obligations.

Graduates with a BA in Health have a variety of careers that they can choose from, depending on what they studied. Careers may involve working with patients or they may be in administration or a research lab setting. Examples of positions are nurse, dietitian, sports trainer, healthcare administrator, laboratory technician, biologist, or physician assistant. Some graduates choose to continue their education and earn a master’s or doctorate degree in their area of study, which increases the career options.

 

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Bachelor Health Management

IUBH Fernstudium
Online Full time Part time 6 - 12 semesters Open Enrollment Germany Bad Honnef + 1 more

The Bachelor Degree in Health Management (BA) in distance learning IUBH prepares you with an ideal blend of business studies and expert healthcare optimally for leadership responsibilities in healthcare facilities. [+]

BA 2017. Bachelor Health Management The Bachelor Degree in Health Management (BA) in distance learning IUBH prepares you with an ideal blend of business studies and expert healthcare optimally for leadership responsibilities in healthcare facilities. We place special emphasis on maximum flexibility, excellent quality, a strong practical orientation and an array of services and innovations that will make you the part-time studying easier. Our tutors are also out at any time as a contact person, so that in your study everything runs smoothly. All students who enroll, will also receive an iPad Mini Retina *. Thus you have your scripts, instructional videos, and podcasts always. * Action dependent on the period, see www.iubh-fernstudium.de/iPad Facts about the distance learning Bachelor (BA) Health Management Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA) Duration of study: either 6, 8 or 12 semesters Language: German CREDITS: 180 ECTS TESTS: 4-6 exams per semester, store at 36 study centers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland or worldwide through 130 Goethe Institutes. Even purely online based possible! SAMPLE PROGRAM: free 4 week trial EXTENSION: free of charge ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: (technical) high school or completed master's certificate or a minimum 2-year training program with 3 years of professional experience. ACCREDITATION: FIBAA, ZFU (registration number 158514) STUDY START: at any time Future prospects for future health managers Career Bachelor GesundheitsmanagementDer healthcare market with a market share of about 10%, especially job creator, an innovator and a major export. He is now a rapidly growing field, not only for classical medical professions. The... [-]

Bachelor Of Arts Medizinalfachberufe

Diploma University of Applied Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 5 semesters October 2017 Germany Bad Sooden-Allendorf Aalen Baden-Baden Berlin Bochum Bonn Friedrichshafen Hamburg Hannover Heilbronn Kaiserslautern Kassel Leipzig Magdeburg Mainz Mannheim Munich Ostfildern Würzburg Regenstauf Nürnberg Wiesbaden Wuppertal Germany Online + 24 more

Distance learning Medizinalfachberufe with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) is intended as in-service training those working in health, treatment and care professions. Access professions are authorized for a three-year training period for this degree, that of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, geriatric care, health care and nursing. [+]

The Distance learning Medizinalfachberufe with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) is intended as service training those working in health, treatment and care professions. Access professions are authorized for a three-year training period for this degree, that of Physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, elderly care as health- and nursing. In addition to a well-founded practical and theoretical knowledge from the various fields of activity in the field of health care, the program provides in-depth knowledge of the social and economic sciences in five semesters. Bachelor Medizinalfachberufe The interdisciplinary study program provides Medizinalfachberufe as distance learning an ideal academic further qualification for all treatment and care professions people who want to continue their education in parallel to a profession, such as to take over management tasks and to exercise effectively or perform their own therapeutic practice more efficiently. For a better balance between study and work and greater location independence students may attend class lectures for this course Saturday either the place of residence in one of the numerous Germany-wide study centers DIPLOMA of college or in a virtual version with Online Lectures take part. Students acquire medical, psychological, educational, sociological and business knowledge that build on the existing professional qualification and expand a scientific observation. in the Distance learning Medizinalfachberufe students learn theories, principles and methods of health-related concepts scientifically to light in the national and international context, to represent and present. The main areas of distance learning Medizinalfachberufe (BA) In bachelor Medizinalfachberufe there are various attractive, professional-oriented priorities to choose... [-]

BA in Health Arts & Sciences

Goddard College
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Plainfield

The Bachelor of Arts in Health Arts & Sciences supports a holistic, interdisciplinary and integrative exploration of health, healing and well-being within an inspiring community of peers and advisors. Students who pursue their studies in the health arts and sciences want to make a difference at the personal, community, environmental or global level through activism, advocacy, the arts, coaching... [+]

BA 2017. BA in Health Arts & Sciences The Bachelor of Arts in Health Arts & Sciences supports a holistic, interdisciplinary and integrative exploration of health, healing and well-being within an inspiring community of peers and advisors. Students who pursue their studies in the health arts and sciences want to make a difference at the personal, community, environmental or global level through activism, advocacy, the arts, coaching, research, policy development, health education, prevention programs, alternative health promotion and practices and visionary ideas for biomedical, alternative, educational, organizational, and community-based settings. Rooted in each student’s unique passion and learning style, studies can combine direct action, rich contemplation, rigorous scholarship, creative projects and experiential learning. The end result is a meaningful, productive and often, deeply transformative process that supports present and future work for personal, community, and social well-being. Areas of Study You will work with your advisors to create your unique curriculum. Current and past students have studied topics and areas including: Birthing Practices Cross-Cultural Healing Modalities (Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and others) Death and Dying Expressive Arts and Healing (plus Arts-informed Research, Narrative Medicine) Food and Nutrition, Herbalism and Ecological Medicine Health Coaching Health Education (Materials, Outreach, CHES Competencies) Integrative Medicine LGBTQ Health People of Color Health Public Health (Community, Global, Environmental, Occupational) Social Medicine (Justice, Inclusion, Healthcare Access, Disparities, and Inequities) Somatics/Embodied Practices (Yoga, Movement, Tai Chi, Theatre of the Oppressed, Therapeutic Body Work) Spirituality, Ritual, and Healing Trauma Studies Women’s Health Residency At the start of the semester, students... [-]

Bachelor in Health & Human Studies

Bay Path University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Longmeadow

Prepare for a career that is focused on helping people. Major in Health & Human Studies while earning a BA in Liberal Studies. [+]

Prepare for a career that is focused on helping people. Major in Health & Human Studies while earning a BA in Liberal Studies. Why Health & Human Studies at Bay Path University? In the Health & Human Studies major, students take core courses that provide a background in physical and mental health, ethics, communication and data management. Students then select additional courses that enable them to pursue individual interests within the major. You are an important bridge between clients and health and human services organizations. The work settings are varied, but the areas you will be called upon to offer your expertise include primary healthcare, mental illness, elderly services, and even rehabilitation facilities. In your day-to-day experiences, with your co-workers you will share a mission of compassion and care. As a Health & Human Studies major, you will: Explore the fundamentals of psychology, sociology and anatomy and physiology Gain an understanding of child, adolescent and adult development Develop research skills Study social policy as it relates to health and human services Choose from in-depth courses in three areas of concentration: children and families, mental health and physical health Health & Human Studies Careers After Bay Path The Health & Human Studies major prepares students to help people through careers in health services, social services and similar organizations. SOCIAL WORKER PSYCHOLOGIST FAMILY COUNSELOR EARLY INTERVENTION TEACHER HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST Take a campus tour, visit us virtually! [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Health and Social Care (Management)

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Malta Paola

The degree programme provides students with the managerial competences which are required for those who intend to manage care settings and to be involved in the social policy field. [+]

BA 2017. Course Description The degree programme provides students with the managerial competences which are required for those who intend to manage care settings and to be involved in the social policy field. As part of your training, you will be able to participate in work placements under the supervision of experienced managers in related settings. Those who apply for this course would normally have worked in voluntary organisations or would have had various work placements and would have experienced practice in various health and social care settings. In this course, learners will have the opportunity to practise managerial skills in different care settings. Research in this area is a key focal issue and students shall be expected to develop analytical skills and learn how to create tailor-made research programmes. Assessment The course will be assessed as follows: The course is mainly assessed by home-based assignments, time constrained in class assignments, examinations and a work placement. Programme Learning Outcomes Conduct research in relation to health and social care management topics Administrate and manage a care setting/programme Maintain health and safety standards in health and social care settings Ensure quality in health and social care settings Evaluate current social policy and related issues. Core Study Units Entrepreneurship Research Methodology and Dissertation Operations and Service Management Ethical Issues and Decision Making Issues with Different Client Groups Human Resource Management and Leadership Law and Social Policy Quality Assurance in Health and Social Care Placements in a Health and Social Care Managerial Environment Entry... [-]

BA (Hons) Health and Social Care

Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences - Undergraduate
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This exciting degree offers you the opportunity to develop a broad understanding of health and social care that includes a range of issues about living in communities and society. [+]

BA (Hons) Health and Social Care This exciting degree offers you the opportunity to develop a broad understanding of health and social care that includes a range of issues about living in communities and society. During the course you will be able to tailor your learning by specialising in key areas of health and social care and boost your career prospects by undertaking work-based learning. Why choose this course? Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, with a diverse range of experiences and qualifications. What they have in common is a wish to make a difference to people's lives. You can tailor your learning according to your interests with a wide selection of optional modules and you can also specialise in Criminal Justice, Guidance and Counselling, Health and Wellbeing, Policy and Leadership. You'll be able to incorporate work-based learning and volunteering into your studies to get a real sense of health and social care in practice. You'll be taught by an expert team of enthusiastic staff who are widely published within their field. We have excellent working relationships with a range of organisations such as local authorities, the Framework Housing Association and Skills for Care, which ensure the course is up-to-date and meets employers' needs. As part of your final year of study, you could get involved in a health promotion campaign held around the University, the aim of which is to raise awareness about a variety of health-related issues amongst the student population. What you'll study Health and... [-]

BA Hons in Biokinetics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The course content for the Honours programme comprises Research Methodology, Biokinetics Practice, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Chronic Exercise, Clinical Exercise Science Conditions, Pathophysiology, Physiology and Physical Wellness. [+]

BA 2017. The course content for the Honours programme comprises Research Methodology, Biokinetics Practice, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Chronic Exercise, Clinical Exercise Science Conditions, Pathophysiology, Physiology and Physical Wellness. Admission requirements A three-year Degree in Human Movement Studies. Contact details Name: Prof L Lategan Tel: 011 559 6966 / Email: leonl@uj.ac.za [-]

B.A. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science

University of Hawaii, Hilo
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Hilo

The KES program provides students with a diverse range of high quality instruction and opportunities within the areas of health, physical education, recreation, and the exercise sciences. [+]

B.A. in Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences The KES program provides students with a diverse range of high quality instruction and opportunities within the areas of health, physical education, recreation, and the exercise sciences. Furthermore, activity courses provides individuals with exposure to a variety of physical activities and opportunities to enhance their overall well being. Lecture type courses provide introductory and advanced preparation for the fields of education, management and/or coaching, health promotion, and the exercise sciences with include sport psychology, athletic training, physical therapy and exercise physiology. Goals for Student Learning in the Major A student who completes the Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences degree program will be able to: Participate in basic physical and recreational activities. Identify the fundamental anatomical functions, the physiological mechanisms, and the biomechanical concepts involved with human movement and human performance. Apply for acceptance into the Teacher Education Program with the desire to become a Secondary Health and Physical Education teacher. Apply for acceptance into graduate school in the areas of the exercise sciences, health, medical school, physical therapy programs, and athletic training programs. Able to provide care and expertise within the area of health. Identify and understand the various health issues within our society, especially those encountered by elementary and secondary school students. B.A. in Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences Requirements Group 1. General Education Basic, Area, and Integrative Requirements in effect Fall 2011 Students may choose to graduate under the General Education Basic, Area, and Integrative requirements and graduation requirements in force at the time... [-]

BA in Health Management

bbw University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years October 2017 Germany Berlin + 1 more

In the last few years, the health services sector has become Germany's biggest employer. It is projected that between 200,000 and 400,000 new jobs will be created in this industry by 2030, many of these in the private health sector. [+]

BA in Health ManagementIn the last few years, the health services sector has become Germany's biggest employer. It is projected that between 200,000 and 400,000 new jobs will be created in this industry by 2030, many of these in the private health sector. Where in the past medical diagnosis and treatment was the focus, today financial and legal factors are a routine part of daily practice. The internationally recognized Bachelor of Arts qualification in health management enables the acquired knowledge to be combined with professional and practical experience that qualify for demanding positions e.g. for the management of hospitals and clinics. In future, health sector employees will increasingly require business management expertise in addition to medical knowledge.The bbw University of Applied Sciences is a partner of the "Research for our Health” initiative from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research for the fiscal year 2011.StructureLength of full time course:3 years, i.e. 6 semesters or 1,800 hours For full-time courses approx.6 weeks holiday per year are incorporated.Course hours: 8:30 am - 5:30 pmPart time/extra-occupational course:4 years, i.e. 8 semesters or 1,800 hours The part-time program, for students also currently employed/in vocational training, takes place two evenings a week from 6:00 to 9:15 pm and on two Saturdays per month from 8:30 am to 3:45 pm.Course begin:The full-time course begins April 1 and October 1 of each year, while the part-time program begins March 1 and September 1.In the first year of the program, the Basic Studies deliver a fundamental skill base... [-]


BA Health & Social Care

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Studying Health and Social Care offers both a stimulating course of study and a route into a large and growing number of careers. Health and social care present numerous challenges within society today as expectations [+]

Studying Health and Social Care offers both a stimulating course of study and a route into a large and growing number of careers. Health and social care present numerous challenges within society today as expectations rise, new technologies become available and debates flourish as to how care should be provided and paid for. - Should ‘cloning' or ‘assisted suicide' be permitted? - Should fertility treatment be available as a right on the NHS? - Should older people pay for their own care? - Are services delivered fairly to all sections of the community? You will have the opportunity to consider these and many other questions relating to these important topics. Why choose SSPSSR at Kent Health and Social Care teaching staff are at the forefront of their field. Health and Social care at Kent has consistently achieved the highest ratings for the quality of its teaching and research and benefits from a number of specialist research units in the field of health and social care. We provide excellent pastoral care and listen to our students. Staff at all levels are friendly, approachable and deeply invested in the learning environment of our students. We maintain an excellent staff-student ratio. This means you will always be taught in small groups and have real access to your lecturers. We have a vibrant research culture. We run weekly seminar series with outside speakers and host international conferences. Both staff and students contribute to the lively discussions. [-]

Bachelor Of Arts In Medical Pedagogy

SRH Hochschule für Gesundheit Gera
Campus Full time 9 semesters October 2017 Germany Gera Bonn Stuttgart Heidelberg Karlsruhe Düsseldorf + 5 more

Innovative Educators for health professionals are in demand. In occupational medicine bachelor pedagogy therefore, prepare young people for a career in the health care you get. For this, you should next expertise also can convey enthusiasm. [+]

BA 2017. Innovative Educators for health professionals are in demand. In occupational medicine bachelor pedagogy therefore, prepare young people for a career in the health care you get. For this, you should next expertise also can convey enthusiasm. entry requirements General higher education entrance or equivalent university entrance qualification or university entrance for qualified professionals gem. § 63 ThürHG * Proof of completed vocational training in a specialized profession of health and social work or a comparable professional qualification A two-year work experience or an equivalent two years as a teacher in vocational practical training at the time of the Bachelor examination *According to § 63 para. 3 of ThürHG also be open to candidates in defined exceptional cases, which have not completed college admission, but vocational training in a technically related field and have at least 3 years of professional experience in this. Be allowed Nurse (health and nursing / in, pediatric nurses / in Caregiver / in) Therapeutic professions (physiotherapist / in, occupational therapist / in, speech therapist / in, Motopäde / in, masseur / masseuse and medical / r lifeguard / in, Podiatrists / in, sports therapist / in, Orthoptiker / in) Midwives and obstetric nurse / in Other professions of health care (MTLA, radiographer / MTAR, MTAF, VMTA, MTAO / OTA, Zytologieassistent / in, medical assistants / in, dietician / in, Medical / r and Dental / r assistant / r, paramedic / in, paramedic / in, dental technician / in, pharmaceutical-commercial / r employees /... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Music Therapy

Canadian Mennonite University
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Winnipeg

Can singing "This Little Light of Mine" really help somebody relearn to speak, after being shot in the head through Broca's area? How can music-based interventions improve Alzheimer's patients' functioning and quality of life? Could music be a viable alternative to drugs or other types of therapy in treating mood disorders? How does music affect development in children? [+]

Can singing "This Little Light of Mine" really help somebody relearn to speak, after being shot in the head through Broca's area? How can music-based interventions improve Alzheimer's patients' functioning and quality of life? Could music be a viable alternative to drugs or other types of therapy in treating mood disorders? How does music affect development in children? If any of these questions interest you, consider enrolling in CMU's music therapy program, accredited by the Canadian Association for Music Therapy (CAMT). This program is designed for students interested in a career in music therapy. Music therapists use music in a skilful, systematic way to promote positive changes in the mental, physical, emotional, or spiritual functioning of individuals and groups. Employment opportunities for music therapists exist in mental health facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, schools, group homes, and many other settings. As well, many music therapists develop their own private practices. Music therapists are expected to be accomplished and versatile musicians with a solid grounding in the study of normal and abnormal human development in addition to their music therapy skills. Above and beyond the skills and techniques of music therapy, students at CMU gain an understanding of spirituality, ethics, and counselling, invaluable to a career in any care profession. The CMU music therapy program is accredited by the Canadian Association for Music Therapy (CAMT). This means that CMU students may apply for CAMT-approved internships, and can apply for national accreditation by the CAMT once they have completed their Bachelor of Music... [-]

Ba International Emergency And Disaster Relief

Akkon Hochschule der Humanwissenschaften
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Germany Berlin

In recent years, the organizations were in humanitarian aid increasingly facing major challenges. Alone the humanitarian disasters in Pakistan and Haiti, fully corrected the famine in East Africa show how much people are dependent on humanitarian aid. [+]

BA 2017. International Emergency and Catastrophe Relief In recent years, the organizations were in humanitarian aid increasingly facing major challenges. Alone the humanitarian disasters in Pakistan and Haiti, fully corrected the famine in East Africa show how much people are dependent on humanitarian aid. However, the disaster also show that a unified management and working structure is a prerequisite in order to optimize the assistance. Humanitarian aid calls due to limited human and financial capacity to "all-rounders". If possible, broadly trained practitioners are to be made available to the respective organizations available to achieve through the effective use of resources for maximum success of humanitarian operations. "Good Practice" is the key word in the design of such "practical". Countries that are requesting help and accept are the various organizations set against increasingly skeptical. So many projects are terminated prematurely due to insufficient financial evidence of similar problems. Here specially trained personnel is required. A further qualification by appropriate Masters courses that deepen those territories and provide specialized knowledge is possible. study objectives Emergency and disaster relief is an interdisciplinary capped degree program. "Good Practice" is the key word in the design of such "practical". Medical, technical and administrative challenges need to be addressed by a relatively small staff base. Therefore, the humanitarian assistance required due to the limited human and financial capacity to "all-rounders". With the bachelor's degree program you will learn to use and to guide the standards of humanitarian assistance. You can move in international, intercultural environment and... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

University of South Carolina Beaufort
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 USA Beaufort Bluffton Hilton Head Island + 2 more

It has been said that man’s favorite object of study is himself. Understanding the factors that help maintain psychological, physical and social well-being can benefit graduates in psychology throughout their professional and personal lives. [+]

Psychology It has been said that man’s favorite object of study is himself. Understanding the factors that help maintain psychological, physical and social well-being can benefit graduates in psychology throughout their professional and personal lives. The range of phenomena that psychologists study is vast. Listed below are only a few of the fascinating topics that students study in their psychology classes. Love - Prejudice - Depression Gender - Aggression - Schizophrenia Dreaming - Rape - Autism Learning - Hate - ADHD Thinking - Animal Behavior - Addiction Memory - War - Anxiety Sex - Gangs - Gambling Sleeping - Terror - Hallucinations Psychology graduates tend to have strong "people" skills, a valuable commodity in almost any profession. The application of these skills is not confined to the helping professions such as counseling and medicine, but is useful in such diverse fields as law, human services, community and public affairs, education, management, sales, advertising, marketing, service industries, research, and writing. Nationally, psychology is one of the top three most popular undergraduate majors in liberal arts colleges and universities. For many psychology students the undergraduate degree is but a stepping stone to graduate study and a career in the profession of psychology. Purpose & Goals Purpose Statement The purpose of the psychology program at USC Beaufort is to provide its students with a broad knowledge of the principles of human behavior and mental processes. The study of psychology has wide applicability to the solving of human problems at both the personal and... [-]

BA Health Promotion: Global Health and Health Disparities

University Of Northern Iowa
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Cedar Falls

Health Promotion and Health Education is an exciting, growing career field! The Health Promotion academic program has been a pioneer program in Iowa. [+]

BA 2017. Majors: Health Promotion: Global Health and Health Disparities, B.A. Health Promotion: Health and Fitness Promotion, B.A. Health Promotion: Science Intensive: Environmental Health, B.A. Health Promotion: Women's Health, B.A. CAREERS: Health Promotion and Health Education is an exciting, growing career field! The Health Promotion academic program has been a pioneer program in Iowa. UNI has been and continues to be the leader in the preparation of health education teachers for public school classrooms at all levels (through the Health Education Minor) Through the BA in Health Promotion, it extends this effort beyond the school and into the community. Careers for our graduates are now found in local, state, and federal agencies, private business and educational institutions at all levels. The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) defines health educators as those who promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors, collect and analyze data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies and environments. They may also serve as a resource to assist individuals, other professionals, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs. A bachelor’s degree is required for entry-level positions. Advancement in the field can be further assured by obtaining professional certifications. Further, some employers may require additional certifications such as the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Certified Environmental Health Specialist (CEHS) credential credentialing, exams which students can text for... [-]