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A Bachelor of Science, or BSc, is an internationally acknowledged educational achievement that signifies successful completion of predetermined coursework or testing related to what is generally a science-based field. Bachelor’s degrees are known to broaden career prospects and enhance earning potential.

Just what is a BSc in Health? Intended for those looking to establish rewarding careers related to the health sciences, this intensive program of study is often completed within about four years if one is enrolled full time. Common topics of study often include an overview of various health care organizations, health care management considerations and public health issues. Additional emphasis is typically placed on topics like the general health sciences, health care ethics and modern medical technology, among other related areas.

Most people find that they are qualified for a greater number of positions within the health care field after securing the BSc in Health than they were able to prior. Earning potential also tends to increase alongside one’s level of education.

Because of notable variation among tuition costs associated with BSc in Health programs, those seeking entry into a specific program should contact the enrollment office of the school offering it for accurate tuition rates.

Successful graduates of health bachelor’s degree programs are prepared for a variety of lucrative jobs within the global health care system. Most find work within hospitals, continuing care facilities, insurance agencies or hospice organizations. Others find gainful employment in dental offices, private practices or governmental or public health organizations. Some choose to return to school to pursue a master’s degree in a related discipline as a method of expanding their career prospects even further.

 

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Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management

University of Saint Mary Online
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Leavenworth Des Moines USA Online + 2 more

Grow your career and discover greater opportunities with the University of Saint Mary’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management degree program. In the next decade, the health care industry is slated to expand by 22 percent* and individuals with a specialized education in health care information technology, management, and data analysis will be in high demand. [+]

BSc 2017/2018. Grow your career and discover greater opportunities with the University of Saint Mary’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management degree program. In the next decade, the health care industry is slated to expand by 22 percent* and individuals with a specialized education in health care information technology, management, and data analysis will be in high demand. Led by an experienced faculty that is invested in your success, the online HIM degree program's curriculum is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification exam. As federal initiatives call for health care to transition from paper records to electronic data recording, the online B.S. in Health Information Management degree is applicable to jobs in hospitals, consulting firms, research facilities, and public health agencies. Education Level Bachelor Language English Start Dates January 2016 May 2016 August 2016 [-]

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management

Kaplan University Online
Online Part time September 2017 USA USA Online

Kaplan University’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management offers a solid foundation in planning, designing, managing, and evaluating electronic health information and data systems. [+]

Kaplan University’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management offers a solid foundation in planning, designing, managing, and evaluating electronic health information and data systems. The program is designed for students who are either looking for a fast-track program and have successfully completed a Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)-approved Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology program, or are looking for a 4-year program. The comprehensive curriculum focuses on information systems and technology for health care, management of health information, advanced reimbursement methodology, advanced health informatics, and organizational development for health care. You’ll learn from industry-experienced instructors who are committed to your academic and career success.* The program also includes an externship component that provides on-the-job experience at a hospital or health care facility. *Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

MUST University
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Fort Lauderdale

The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (BS-HCM) program prepares graduates to become managers and support professionals in the healthcare field as well as in related industries. The program helps develop versatile professionals who, using a collaborative approach, apply knowledge of information systems, policy, accounting, budgeting, and analysis in diverse healthcare provider settings. The combination of management skills and knowledge of current issues in health services and systems provides Healthcare Administration graduates with a solid educational foundation on which to begin their healthcare careers. [+]

BSc 2017/2018. The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management (BS-HCM) program prepares graduates to become managers and support professionals in the healthcare field as well as in related industries. The program helps develop versatile professionals who, using a collaborative approach, apply knowledge of information systems, policy, accounting, budgeting, and analysis in diverse healthcare provider settings. The combination of management skills and knowledge of current issues in health services and systems provides Healthcare Administration graduates with a solid educational foundation on which to begin their healthcare careers. [-]

RN to BSN online

University of Saint Francis Online
Online Full time Part time 12 months September 2017 USA Fort Wayne + 1 more

Already have a career in a profession that you love, but you know that you could better serve your patients by furthering your education? The RN to BSN program at the University of Saint Francis is designed to help licensed registered nurses with a diploma or Associates degree to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing. [+]

RN to BSN Already have a career in a profession that you love, but you know that you could better serve your patients by furthering your education? The RN to BSN program at the University of Saint Francis is designed to help licensed registered nurses with a diploma or Associates degree to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The RN to BSN program will prepare you to practice nursing with individual clients, families, groups, and communities in a variety of settings. Throughout the RN to BSN program, you’ll have opportunity to fulfill leadership roles, as well as evaluate and apply evidence-based findings to improve health outcomes. Knowledge from humanities and social and physical sciences are synthesized with nursing theory in order to enhance professional practice. We’ve structured our program in a way that provides the flexibility needed to balance life and school obligations. Courses are offered in eight-week sessions. We offer two eight-week sessions each academic term: fall, spring, and summer. You can enroll on a full-time or part-time basis. You have the opportunity to complete the program in as little as 12 months. The RN to BSN program requires 13 credit hours in elective/transfer/prior learning credits. Students are able to transfer in some—if not all—of those credits at the point of admission. Others may choose to use professional experience, or to take elective coursework to fulfill this requirement. A leadership immersion practicum is integrated into the program through a two-course sequence in which students plan and lead an... [-]

Bachelor of Science: Clinical Research

University of North Carolina Wilmington Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA USA Online Wilmington

The Bachelor of Science in Clinical Research offers students the opportunity to gain specialized education, training, and experience in the exciting field of clinical research. [+]

BSc 2017/2018. Bachelor of Science: Clinical Research NEWS: CNN Money names Clinical Research the #4 best job in America. The Bachelor of Science in Clinical Research offers students the opportunity to gain specialized education, training, and experience in the exciting field of clinical research. Clinical research is the process by which new therapies (medications, biological agents, and devices) are tested in clinical studies prior to approval and marketing. Clinical research also includes the study of products after approval, once they are on the market, particularly for rare or unexpected adverse events. Students in the Clinical Research Program gain a broad-based understanding of the science, regulatory, and business aspects of developing new therapies to treat illness and improve quality of life. We are often asked, "Is this a Nursing degree?" While the Clinical Research Program sits in the School of Nursing and has similar pre-requisites, it is not a Nursing degree. The undergraduate UNCW Clinical Research degrees is awarded as Bachelor of Science in Clinical Research with no mention of Nursing. The degree is mostly online; local residence is not required. Prospective Student Resources What is Clinical Research? Clinical Research Admissions Information (PDF) Clinical Research Application (Deadline to apply is April 16, 2017) Clinical Research Admissions - YouTube Instructions Program of Study (PDF) CLR Advising Calendar Frequently Asked Questions NC Community College Transfer Equivalents (PDF) Past, Present, and Future of Clinical Research in North Carolina - 4/8/15 (video) How can I get started in the Clinical Research Field? Drug Discovery and... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Studies- online

Thomas University
Online Part time September 2017 USA Thomasville

The Thomas University undergraduate Rehabilitation Studies degree prepares students to provide rehabilitation services in public and private agencies to persons with various disabilities. This undergraduate degree in Rehabilitation Studies is fully online, and will also prepare students to attain Advanced Standing status in the TU Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling Master’s program. [+]

The Thomas University undergraduate Rehabilitation Studies degree prepares students to provide rehabilitation services in public and private agencies to persons with various disabilities. This undergraduate degree in Rehabilitation Studies is fully online, and will also prepare students to attain Advanced Standing status in the TU Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling Master’s program. IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR OUT-OF-STATE APPLICANTS: Every state government regulates whether universities located in other states can enroll students in online programs. This process is called “state authorization.” Some states do not allow their students to enroll students in online programs at outside universities at all; other states charge the outside universities high fees to enroll even one student from that state. For this reason, Thomas University may not be able to enroll students from outside Georgia in every online program we offer. We accept students from as many states as possible. Please contact Admissions at admissions@thomasu.edu or 800.538.9784 ext 1114 to find out if your state is authorized for Thomas University. This undergraduate degree in Rehabilitation Studies is fully online with an internship requirement, and will also further prepare you for your future career in Rehabilitation Studies. Graduates with a Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Studies are in high demand. In the rehabilitation field the DOT and the O*NET are the standard used to project future employment. These sources indicate the employment needs for the next eight years for entry-level rehabilitation technicians nationwide have an average growth rate of 20 – 28% with projected job openings nationally of... [-]

BA/BSc in Health and Social Care (Honours)

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 3 - 12 years August 2018 United Kingdom Buckingham Milton Keynes + 2 more

In today’s fast-changing care sector, professionals at all levels need to be proactive and flexible to succeed. This degree provides a sound and critical understanding of health and social care policy, theory and practice, and the skills you need for effective practice in a diverse, multidisciplinary environment. You’ll also understand how ethical, legal, social, economic and political factors influence the provision and development of services; and gain the critical and analytical... [+]

BSc 2017/2018. BA/BSc in Health and Social Care (Honours) In today’s fast-changing care sector, professionals at all levels need to be proactive and flexible to succeed. This degree provides a sound and critical understanding of health and social care policy, theory and practice, and the skills you need for effective practice in a diverse, multidisciplinary environment. You’ll also understand how ethical, legal, social, economic and political factors influence the provision and development of services; and gain the critical and analytical skills that underpin evidence-based practice. Key features of the course A choice of five routes: Health and wellbeing; Older adults; Mental health; Work with children, young people and families; or Healthcare and health science Helps you to develop as an independent and reflective learner Explores the context and processes of change and new ways of working across agencies and professional boundaries. Educational aims This degree is designed to enable you to develop a sound and critical understanding of policy, theory and practice in health and social care. It will provide you with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals, service users and policy makers in the UK today. Studying for this degree will enable you to: develop your knowledge and understanding of the historical and contemporary contexts in which health and social care takes place develop a sound and critical understanding of key theoretical concepts and debates that underpin health and social care provision, including the legal, ethical and value base of care develop your awareness of the... [-]

Bachelor in Health Science

Mercy College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Dobbs Ferry

Build a strong foundation in the sciences. Master the concepts and information you will need to pursue a career as a health care professional. [+]

Build a strong foundation in the sciences Master the concepts and information you will need to pursue a career as a health care professional. The baccalaureate degree in health science provides a foundation in liberal arts and sciences required for professional practice and graduate study. Students will acquire knowledge of the current health care system as well as challenges and changes in the delivery and funding of health care regionally and globally. Degree Requirements Major Requirements Students that have selected a pre-professional track (pre-OT, PT, PA) must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75 to maintain matriculation within the major. If a student's cumulative GPA falls below a 2.75, they will be placed on probation and will have one semester to restore their matriculating major status by raising their cumulative GPA above 2.75. Pre-professional track students must achieve a grade of B or better in ENGL 112 or equivalent and MATH 116 or equivalent. Any student who receives a grade below a C in a major course will be required to retake the course. Major courses may be retaken once. Any exceptions to program guidelines require approval by the Program Head. Fast Facts Online course options Helpful advisors to coordinate Health Professional graduate programs Program Outcomes By the end of this program, students should be able to: Synthesize and apply knowledge from biological, physical, health, and behavioral sciences as a foundation for practice as a health care professional Explain the importance of cultural competency and appreciation for diversity in the community... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy

Ferris State University Online
Online Full time Part time 2 years Open Enrollment USA Big Rapids + 1 more

The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy is a completion degree for graduates of associate degrees in respiratory care and wish to further their education in the field. [+]

BSc 2017/2018. The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy is a completion degree for graduates of associate degrees in respiratory care and wish to further their education in the field. Graduates will analyze evidence-based practice and theory on an advanced level. Graduates will demonstrate advanced skills in practice or leadership for future expectations of a bachelor prepared respiratory therapist. Graduates will engage in leadership roles in education, government, public health, management or professional organizations. Graduates will utilize professionalism and communications skills to promote advancement of the;profession. Course Requirements Ferris’ online degree completion programs require students to have some coursework completed through other institutions. There are courses that are offered online by Ferris, and courses that must be completed at another college or university(or at a Ferris campus location offering the coursework) and transferred to Ferris. Classes must be taken at an accredited institution, have been reviewed for transfer equivalency, and be completed with a C or better. For help determining course equivalencies at other colleges, please contact the online program advisor. To be admitted to the program, students must have a valid LRT license, NBRC RRT Credentials, and a 2.5 GPA in prior college course work. General Admission Requirements To be admitted to the program, students must have completed an AAS degree in respiratory therapy, have a valid LRT license, NBRC RRT Credentials, and a minimum 2.5 GPA in prior college course work. All official transcripts must be submitted at the time of application. Students can apply online at www.ferris.edu.... [-]

Bachelor in Applied Health Science

Northwest Missouri State University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 USA Maryville

The mission of the Applied Health Science Program is to prepare future Health Science professionals for exemplary careers in a variety of health related professions. Graduates from the program will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to confront the health related challenges of tomorrow and the ability to serve a diverse clientele as a facilitator of healthy lifestyle across the lifespan. [+]

The Applied Health Science major at Northwest prepares students for careers in the health, fitness, and wellness industry and for graduate studies in areas such as athletic training, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. Students graduating from the program are prepared to develop and delivery comprehensive health and wellness programs that enhance physical, cognitive, and psychosocial well-being of individuals and the community as a whole. Courses in the Applied Health Science program include content such as human anatomy, the positioning and function of bones, and muscles, and their relationships within the human body; human physiology, the study of the interrelationship between organs and organ systems; exercise science, how the body reacts and performs with physical activity; promoting health, teaching health-related and disease prevention concepts to the general public. The mission of the Applied Health Science Program is to prepare future Health Science professionals for exemplary careers in a variety of health related professions. Graduates from the program will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to confront the health related challenges of tomorrow and the ability to serve a diverse clientele as a facilitator of healthy lifestyle across the lifespan. Career Opportunities Below is a list of possible career opportunities and job titles: Career Opportunities Personal Training Corporate Wellness Community Health Sports Performance Physical Rehabilitation Youth Development Senior Wellness Programs Job Titles Wellness Coordinator Strength and Conditioning Coach Cardiac Rehabilitation Technician Health Coach Personal Trainer Injury Rehabilitation Specialist Life Enrichment Coordinator Here is a sampling of employers hiring students: Cerner Mosaic Life... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Nursing-Accelerated Option

University of North Alabama
Campus 16 months January 2018 USA Florence

The traditional BSN Accelerated Option is designed for individuals with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in any discipline, other than Nursing, a 16 month program beginning January each year and the same prerequisites specific to nursing as the Traditional BSN Option. [+]

BSc 2017/2018. The University of North Alabama Nursing has an option for you! The traditional BSN Accelerated Option is designed for individuals with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in any discipline, other than Nursing, a 16 month program beginning January each year and the same prerequisites specific to nursing as the Traditional BSN Option. About the College of Nursing Leader in the education of nurses since 1973 Committed to providing quality and accessible educational opportunities Fully approved by the Alabama State Board of Nursing BSN programs of the College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Our BSN is accredited for the term of 10 years through June 30, 2021; MSN is accredited for the term of 10 years through June 30, 2023. Traditional BSN option leads to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree Accelerated Alternative for second degree students is available - leads to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) RN to BSN Online program for registered nurses Diverse faculty and student body Admissions Requirement Acceptance to UNA Traditional BSN admissions requirements specific to nursing Evidence of a 3.0 GPA in either the first degree or on the completed prerequisite courses How to begin? Follow the steps below to get started! Apply to UNA and declare nursing as your major Have transcripts from first degree sent to the UNA Admission's Office, UNA Box 5011 You must be accepted to UNA to be eligible for application to the College of Nursing... [-]

Cardiovascular Technology

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

One of few programs of its kind in the country, cardiovascular technology is an interdisciplinary program of study focusing on the natural sciences, combined with outstanding academic and health care resources and research facilities. [+]

Cardiovascular Technology One of few programs of its kind in the country, cardiovascular technology is an interdisciplinary program of study focusing on the natural sciences, combined with outstanding academic and health care resources and research facilities. What to Expect You will learn from distinguished faculty who consistently rank among the finest in the world for their outstanding teaching and research efforts. You will utilize your study of anatomy, human physiology, organic chemistry and physics to develop the skills necessary to assist physicians in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients. This innovative, three-year program is followed by a hands-on clinical internship at an accredited hospital, where you will receive specific training in one or more areas of emphasis within cardiovascular diagnostics: invasive, noninvasive and vascular specialties. Undergraduate Degree B.S. in Cardiovascular Technology The Cardiovascular Technology Program is affiliated with Providence Hospital's School of Cardiovascular Diagnostics and Harry T. Harper Jr., M.D., School of Cardiac and Vascular Technology at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga., for the internship portion of the degree. The cardiovascular technology program is in the College of Arts and Sciences. The following courses fulfill some of the requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Cardiovascular Technology: Cell and Molecular Biology Fundamental Genetics Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy General Physiology (and Laboratory) Principles of Biochemistry (and Laboratory) Organic Chemistry I (and Laboratory) Organic Chemistry II (and Laboratory) CVT Training [-]

Bachelor in Nursing

Indiana University Kokomo
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 USA Kokomo + 1 more

The nursing program at IU Kokomo is a high quality bachelor's degree program that prepares nurses as effective leaders, capable of collaborating with the interdisciplinary health team to promote safety and to achieve optimal patient outcomes across a variety of settings, including the hospital, home, and community. [+]

BSc 2017/2018. The nursing program at IU Kokomo is a high quality bachelor's degree program that prepares nurses as effective leaders, capable of collaborating with the interdisciplinary health team to promote safety and to achieve optimal patient outcomes across a variety of settings, including the hospital, home, and community. The B.S.N. degree program integrates a strong background in the sciences and liberal arts with an excellent education in the profession of nursing. It is tailored to meet the needs of beginning students as well as experienced nurses returning to complete a B.S.N. A strong background is provided for students in practice and for future graduate study. Degree Tracks There are two degree tracks available to students. The Pre-licensure track is for the traditional nursing student, while the R.N. to B.S.N. track is for the already registered nurse who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Upon completion of the R.N. to B.S.N track, a student could go on to earn their master's degree in nursing with an additional two years of course work if they meet the requirements and go through the competitive application process. Please note that once admitted to the nursing program you will pay a nursing program fee for every course you take, in or out of nursing. Contact the Office of the Bursar if you have questions about tuition or fees. Consider completing all non-NURS courses in advance of applying to the program. Program Learning Outcomes The IU Kokomo B.S.N. graduate will meet program... [-]

Bachelor in Emergency Management Technology

Pennsylvania College of Technology
Campus or Online Full time 4 years January 2018 USA Williamsport

The Bachelor in Emergency Management Technology prepares students for careers in the emergency management or other closely related field. The curriculum provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the Four Phases of Emergency Management; National Incident Management System (NIMS); [+]

Bachelor in Emergency Management Technology The Emergency Management Technology major prepares students for careers in the emergency management or other closely related field. The curriculum provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the Four Phases of Emergency Management; National Incident Management System (NIMS); governmental roles and levels of responsibility; evolution of emergency management from colonial America to present; an understanding of man-made, natural, and technological hazards as they pertain to community vulnerability; current and emerging technological trends in emergency management; and the requisite skills of an effective emergency manager. Understanding the multidisciplinary nature of this field and the need for emergency managers to engage their partners across all levels of government and the community is a foundational characteristic of this degree program that will shape students careers. In this major, students will complete a general core of math, science, humanities, computer science, and communications courses. This liberal arts core reflect an appreciation that strong written and oral communication skills are critical to emergency management practitioners. In addition, students will gain valuable hands-on experience through an internship which recognizes that exposing students to practical experience is equally as important as instruction and theoretical knowledge in this field. Career Opportunities Graduates of this major may find employment in many areas directly and indirectly related to emergency management, such as emergency management coordinators and specialists; emergency planners; disaster planning specialists; public health preparedness coordinators and specialists; emergency medical technicians and paramedics; and police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers. Recommended High School Subjects Mathematics, science,... [-]

Bachelor in Biomedical Science

McMurry University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Abilene

The Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science degree provides a deep and practical knowledge of contemporary biology for students interested in careers as researchers, health professionals, science educators, and laboratory personnel. [+]

BSc 2017/2018. The Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science degree provides a deep and practical knowledge of contemporary biology for students interested in careers as researchers, health professionals, science educators, and laboratory personnel. The focus is on molecules, cells, microbes, and human biology and health. The curriculum is research-rich and skills-laden. All graduates complete an internship or conduct original research as part of their education. Human biology and disease frame the study of biology Focus: cells, molecular biology, disease and new health breakthroughs Emphasis is on development of marketable hands-on lab skills for a variety of fields Careers in biotech, health research, microbiology, forensics, genomic, and genetics All degrees require a minimum of 120 credit hours, excluding remedial courses. A minimum of 39 credit hours must be advanced level. [-]