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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

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. 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 Occupational Health & Safety

St. Theresa International College
Campus Full time 4 years June 2017 Thailand Nakon Nayok

Workplaces in Thailand are safer than ever before, thanks to the imperative contributions made by Occupational Health and Safety professionals. [+]

Workplaces in Thailand are safer than ever before, thanks to the imperative contributions made by Occupational Health and Safety professionals. Our Bachelors of Science in Occupational Health and Safety shall prepare you with the knowledge and skills needed for discovering and applying preventive measures that ensure minimal occurrences of employee injuries and illnesses. After completion of the program, you shall be ready to: anticipate, evaluate and prevent all hazards in the workplaces, assist top-level executives for efficiently managing the welfare of the employees, and restore hazardous workplaces to safer and healthier conditions. What will I learn? St Theresa International College is proud to be one of the few selected institutes to offer the bilingual program for the Bachelors of Science in Occupational Health and Safety. Students enrolled in the program shall have a first-hand glimpse into occupational health policies and procedures that are established not only in Thailand but also around the world. Completion of the program means that you will be ready to work for both national and international industries. Courses are designed to help you develop skills needed for managing health and safety systematization and enforcement of safety regulations in workplaces. Based on a strong science foundation, the program shall encourage you to enhance professional scientific skills such as the ability to utilize advanced technologies, observation, precision, and critical thinking. During the final year of the program, you will be required to undertake internship in actual workplaces that are linked to the College. Through internships, students will develop their skills as they apply learning directly into practice. Program Objectives Students shall be able to incorporate health and safety related measures in the workplace. Students shall be able to examine the workplace in order to identify hazards. Students shall be able to formulate solutions which will help in mitigating hazards. Students shall be able to collaborate with professionals of other disciplines in order to minimize/prevent hazards. The Possibilities Are Endless Due to Thailand’s stricter labor laws, industries have begun employing more and more occupational health professionals to ensure the safety of workplaces and maintenance of healthy working conditions. This increasing demand for health workers ensures excellent employment opportunities for graduates in Thailand. Careers Safety Officer Health & Safety Strategist Environmental Safety Manager Accreditation The curricular structure of this program is consistent with the standards required by Thailand’s Ministry of Education and Ministry of Labor, both of whom are the officially recognized accrediting bodies for public health academic programs. Before You Apply Applicants must have successfully completed High School (Matthayom 6) majoring in Science and Maths. Satisfactory English proficiency. Must be of good moral character and psychological capacity, and no contagious diseases. Required Documents: Completed Application Form and Fees Certified True Copy of Official Transcript of Records Certified True Copy of National ID Card Two (2) recently taken 2×2 inch photographs. Certified True Copy of Name Change Certificate (if any) [-]

BSc Public Health

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 China Suzhou

The health of populations is a persistent and imperative global concern. China currently faces significant population health challenges and opportunities that range from a rapidly growing ageing population to rapid urbanisation, changing patterns of disease, sustainable development and environmental health, disaster management and health care financing & health reform. Public health professionals are essential for improving the health and well-being of populations. [+]

BSc 2017. Overview The health of populations is a persistent and imperative global concern. We are faced with significant population health challenges that range from rapidly growing and ageing populations to urbanisation, climate change, new patterns of disease, sustainable development, management of man-made and natural disasters, health care financing and health care reforms. Public health is an interdisciplinary field that seeks to promote and maintain the health, safety and well-being of populations and to prevent and manage disease, disability and human suffering. The interdisciplinary BSc Public Health programme examines population health issues in China as well as in international and global contexts. Unique selling points of the programme • BSc Public Health is one of the most comprehensive undergraduate public health degrees in the world • You will be taught by experienced international staff whose current research is brought directly into the classroom, providing an exceptional education experience that combines theory with the most current knowledge in public health • Taught classes, applied coursework, field trips, projects and internships will provide you with the practical and theoretical tools that are essential to fostering the health of local and international populations • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. Knowledge and skills By studying BSc Public Health, you will: • gain a solid foundation in the theory and application of life sciences, social sciences and medical humanities • have the opportunity to integrate your knowledge and skills through internships with local agencies in research and health practice settings • possess general skills in the investigation of health issues affecting populations • achieve an understanding of the planning and management of interventions designed to improve health and well-being • gain practical experience in the activities relevant to public health through fieldwork and data analysis. Modules: Year One UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides you with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree. Modules: Year Two • Biostatistics I • Society, culture and health • Application of epidemiology • Introduction to biochemistry • Biological basis of health • Nutrition for population health • Structures of public health • Policy making for health. Modules: Year Three • Health of communities • Health and environment • Research methods • Macro-micro level frameworks • Health education • Data collection and analysis. Options from: • Inequality and health • Biostatistics II • Health and development • Mental health. Modules: Year Four • Communicable and non-communicable diseases • Planning health interventions • Health care in China • Planning healthy cities • Final year project. Choose from the following: • Health in disasters and crises • Public health across lifespan • Global health governance • Surveillance. Career prospects This programme prepares students for both domestic and international employment in the field of public health as well as for further postgraduate studies in public health and other areas of the health and social sciences. It prepares students for entry-level to mid-level positions in a broad range of health settings including public and private health-related agencies, health care facilities and hospitals, research centres, the health care industry and not-for-profit organisations. [-]

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 189,100. Options for a Concentration of Study: School to Work Transitions – This concentration prepares graduates to help people access the workforce once the person with a disability leaves their school setting. Persons completing this concentration will be able to work in a variety of settings and in jobs such as case managers, case coordinators, job coaches, and/or direct care. Addictions – This concentration prepares graduates to work with people who are struggling with alcohol and drug abuse. Students completing this concentration can take the state examination for an Associate Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor after graduation. Gerontology – This concentration prepares graduates to work in agencies that have focus on people who are in their older adult years. It is estimated that by 2025, one fourth of the population in the U.S. and Canada will be over 65 years old. Graduates will understand the issues related to the changing roles and responsibilities of older adults and have increased skills to work with the elderly population. Students will be able to earn a certificate in Gerontology. Criminal justice – This concentration will provide graduates with skills in both rehabilitation and criminal justice and they will be able to pursue jobs as probation officers, in security, as guardian ad litems, and with social services agencies. [-]

Bachelor in Health Sciences (BS)

University of Bridgeport
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Bridgeport

The B.S. in Health Sciences program addresses one of the most pressing challenges of the twenty-first century, that of providing adequate healthcare to the growing and aging population. [+]

BSc 2017. The B.S. in Health Sciences program addresses one of the most pressing challenges of the twenty-first century, that of providing adequate healthcare to the growing and aging population. The degree program builds upon a common foundation, consisting of general education and biology, chemistry and physics courses, and leads to tracks in exercise and fitness, nutrition, and community health education. The program’s pre-professional track also affords students flexibility, following completion of the foundation, to select an additional 30 semester hours in natural science and health science courses appropriate to their professional aspirations. Program graduates will work in healthcare settings an the entry level, seek further professional training in a healthcare field, or seek further education in a related field. Program Options Exercise and Fitness students will be prepared to understand principles involved in exercise science and general fitness. Among the many available careers, graduates might manage a wellness center or work with the elderly in rehabilitation. Program graduates will understand the basics of kinesiology, body mechanics, exercise physiology, nutrition, and overall fitness. Nutrition students will be prepared to understand and communicate evidence-based principles of nutrition science. They will understand metabolism and the role of nutrition in health, be able to identify and guide others towards healthy dietary and related life-style choices, and be adept in promoting overall wellness on both a personal and communal level. Community Health Education students will be prepared to understand overall wellness of a population as a whole. Students will learn principles to protect and promote the health of the public through health promotion, health education and diseased prevention activities. Upon successful completion of the program requirements, graduates are eligible to apply for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam. Pre-Nursing students will be prepared to complete general education, science, and lab courses required for most nursing and health-related degree programs. Students will be prepared to apply to programs leading to a variety of careers such as licensed practical nursing, registered nursing (e.g. Associate and Baccalaureate degree programs), and other health degree programs and roles. In addition, a Pre-professional advisement sequence will allow students to select 30 semester credit hours from among Health Sciences courses in order to prepare for admission to a Health Sciences graduate program. Students in the pre-professional track will complete the program core and general education courses common to all Health Sciences students. Learning Outcomes As a result of completing the B.S. in Health Sciences, graduates will be able to apply principles of health and wellness as a lifelong process of learning grounded in the study of basic sciences and the behavioral arts. The students will: Understand fundamental biological, chemical, and physical properties underlying life systems Be able to gather and analyze research data and make inferences based on the data Be aware of professional, ethical, and privacy issues that are pertinent to careers in the health sciences In addition: Exercise and Fitness students will understand the relationship between exercise and wellness maintenance and be skilled at developing appropriate fitness programs for diverse populations. Nutrition students will understand principles of human nutrition and the relationship to health and wellness using evidence based strategies. Community health education students will understand principles to help people assume more responsibility for their health and well being through educational development, implementation and evaluation of community health programs. Pre-professional students will be broadly prepared to enter professional schools and to successfully meet school admissions criteria. [-]

BSc in Biomedical Engineering

Ajman University
Campus Full time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Ajman

The mission of the biomedical engineering program is to produce graduates equipped with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for pursuing a successful professional career in the healthcare industry. The program also prepares its students for graduate studies. [+]

Overview The mission of the biomedical engineering program is to produce graduates equipped with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for pursuing a successful professional career in the healthcare industry. The program also prepares its students for graduate studies. Program Educational Objectives The objective of the biomedical engineering program is to produce graduate who are equipped with: knowledge and skills in engineering and life sciences which will enable them to bridge the gap between conventional engineering and life science for applications in healthcare and medicine technical skills required for using modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. skills to communicate effectively skills to work with professionals from a variety of backgrounds in multidisciplinary teams a strong sense of professional ethics skills and knowledge which will enable them to engage in life-long learning Career Opportunities Graduates will be qualified to work in the following areas: Healthcare facilities: biomedical engineering graduates are ideally suited to work as design and maintenance engineers for healthcare facilities such as hospitals and clinics Manufacturer’s representatives and sales engineers: biomedical graduates have the technical knowledge required to communicate with a variety of health-care professionals, which enables them to act as representatives for manufacturers and suppliers of medical equipment and services Design and development: biomedical engineering graduates can work in companies on the design, development and testing of medical devices and systems. Management: program engineering graduates background in technology will allow them to be trained as managers in organizations dealing with healthcare and biological products Consultancy: biomedical engineering graduates are able to join consultancy agencies which provide advice for healthcare authorities regarding standards and quality evaluation of clinical facilities and services. Graduation Requirements The Bachelor of Science Degree is awarded upon the fulfillment of the following: Successful completion of all courses in the curriculum Successful completion of the equivalent of four months of engineering training Cumulative Grade Point Average CGPA of at least 2 Curriculum 218 141 Biology 218 151 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering 218 229 Circuit Analysis 104 110 Computer Application 213 235 Logic Design 218 221 Computer Programming 218 242 Human Anatomy 218 243 Human Physiology I 218 344 Human Physiology II 218 233 Electronics Circuits 218 337 Microprocessors and Microcontrollers 218 361 Medical Electronics 218 356 Biomechanics 218 118 Biochemistry 218 375 Signals and Systems 218 365 Biomedical Instrumentation I 218 254 Biomaterials 218 376 Bio-signal Processing 218 466 Medical Instrumentation II 218 391 Biomedical Design 218 498 Biomedical Design Project I 218 499 Biomedical Design Project II 218 471 Biomedical Imaging System I 218 472 Biomedical Imaging System II 218 458 Biomedical Safety 210 400 Engineering Training: 4Cr. Hrs 218 512 Physiological Modeling and Control 218 518 Tissue Engineering 218 511 Artificial Organs 218 515 Bio-fluid Mechanics 218 513 IT and Computer Networks in Health-care 218 514 Rehabilitation Engineering 218 516 Artificial Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic 218 517 Biomedical Image Processing Admission Requirements Admission to the biomedical engineering program requires a UAE secondary school certificate (science major) or its equivalent with a minimum grade of 70 percent. For more information please refer to the university admissions policy. [-]

BA/BSc in Health and Social Care (Honours)

The Open University
Online Full time Part time 3 - 12 years August 2017 United Kingdom Buckingham + 1 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. 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 diversity of needs and practices of different client groups develop the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable you to work across boundaries, promoting professional and service–user relationships and interprofessional collaboration develop the skills required for assessing current practice, for influencing and empowering others and bringing about change develop the skills to use ICT routinely to support your learning and achieve the aims of the degree and engage in evidence based practice. Teaching, learning and assessment methods You will have access to a broad range of teaching materials, e.g. specially prepared texts, web-based resources and CD-ROMs. You’ll work independently with the teaching materials, but are encouraged to form self-help groups with other students communicating face to face, by telephone, email and online forums. Tutors provide support in tutorials and day schools, some of which are optional and others compulsory depending on the module. Assessment is an integral part of the teaching and learning, so you’ll also be supported in your learning through feedback from the assignments, which may be in the form of essays, projects, reflective accounts, case studies, interviews, questionnaires, projects or computer. End-of-module assessment is usually via a three-hour written examination or a reflective review as a piece of extended writing. The examinations use the same style of questions as in the module, suitably adapted for examination conditions. Fees We believe cost shouldn’t be a barrier to achieving your potential. That’s why we work hard to keep the cost of study as low as possible and have a wide range of flexible ways to pay to help spread, or even reduce, the cost. Fees for study commencing in academic year 2014/2015 are: Fees are paid on a module-by-module basis – you won't have to pay for the whole of your qualification upfront. If like most OU students studying part time, you study an average of 60 credits a year – you’ll study for six years to complete a degree. Our typical fee for 60 credits is £2,632. Our current fee is £5,264 – based on 120 credits of study – which is equivalent to a year's full-time study. The total cost of your chosen qualification currently starts from £15,792 based on our current fees. NB: Prices are subject to change. How long does it take? Part time – 6 years Full time – 3 years Time limit – 12 years Career relevance This degree is applicable to a wide range of health and social care careers, in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors. Some of our students include: adult nurses and mental health nurses care managers healthcare assistants and healthcare support workers health educators health scientists paramedics practice managers social workers and social work assistants specialist practitioners youth workers and youth justice workers ward managers Entry requirements There are no formal requirements to study this degree. You will however need to be proficient in English, to an IELTS standard of 6.0. If you are unsure you will be able to take a free English test as part of the registration process. Read more about this programme on the Open University website here [-]

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

University of Prince Edward Island
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Charlottetown

Being a Kinesiology student gives me a sense of self-worth, knowing that what I am learning now is going to help people in the future. Being able to be a positive impact on a person’s life is something that I look forward to being able to do on a daily basis some day, and I owe this program for giving me the tools and knowledge to help me achieve this. [+]

"My experience in the Kinesiology program here at UPEI has been amazing up to this point. Over the past three years, I have had the privilege of meeting a number of wonderful people and learning from some of the most knowledgeable professors I have ever met. I find that they do a fantastic job of connecting with us students and being on our level, which leads to strong student-teacher relationships. The field in which we study is one with many applications. I love that what I learn in the classroom does not simply just stay in the classroom, but can be applied to situations that I encounter in everyday life. I find this really opens students eyes to the number of opportunities we have upon graduating from the program, whether it be in health, sport, management, research, the list goes on. Being a Kinesiology student gives me a sense of self-worth, knowing that what I am learning now is going to help people in the future. Being able to be a positive impact on a person’s life is something that I look forward to being able to do on a daily basis some day, and I owe this program for giving me the tools and knowledge to help me achieve this." Ryan Kelly, Third-year Kinesiology REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR IN KINESIOLOGY Students following this degree program must complete 42 semester hours of required courses in Kinesiology and 6 semester hours of required courses in Foods and Nutrition. Students are advised to consult with the Department Chair or their Faculty Advisor prior to registration. REQUIREMENTS FOR HONOURS PROGRAM IN KINESIOLOGY The Honours program in Kinesiology is designed to provide research experience at the undergraduate level within the BSc Program. It is available to students with a strong academic background who intend to continue studies at the post graduate level in Kinesiology or related field, or to students who intend to pursue a career where research experience would be an asset. The Honours program differs from the major in requiring a two-semester research course with thesis report for a total of 126 semester hours for the degree. The research component is to be completed within the BSc program through completion of Kinesiology 490: Advanced Research and Thesis. Entrance Requirements For admission to the Honours program, students must have a minimum average of 75% in all Kinesiology courses combined and an overall average of 70% in all previous courses. Permission of the Department is also required and is contingent on the student finding an advisor and on acceptance of the research project by the Department of Applied Human Sciences. Students interested in completing the honours program should consult with the Department Chair as early as possible, no later than March 31st of the student’s third year. To graduate with Honours in Kinesiology, students must maintain a minimum average of 75% in all Kinesiology courses combined and an overall average of 70%. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Nursing-Accelerated Option

University of North Alabama
Campus or Online Full time 16 months September 2017 USA Florence

Entering freshmen and transfer students complete a four-year curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. [+]

BSc 2017. Designed for individuals with a Bachelors degree from an accredited University in any discipline, other than Nursing A 16 month program beginning January each year Same prerequisites specific to nursing as the Traditional BSN Option Want a BSN or MSN degree? The University of North Alabama Nursing has an option for you! Entering freshmen and transfer students complete a four-year curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, students are awarded the BSN degree, and are eligible to take the NCLEX exam for licensing as a registered nurse (R.N.). For Registered Nurses who wish to attain the BSN degree, our "RN to BSN Online Program" allows RNs to attain their BSN degree entirely online. For BSN prepared nurses, the College of Nursing also offers an MSN degree program completely online. Both the BSN and the MSN online programs provide an online learning environment that is educationally rewarding and designed to meet the schedule of the working student. 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 [-]

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. [+]

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. [-]

BS in Nursing

Cardinal Stritch University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Milwaukee

Cardinal Stritch University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing pre-licensure program offers direct admission and is designed for students seeking a nursing degree with a liberal arts foundation in a university environment. [+]

BSc 2017. Cardinal Stritch University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing pre-licensure program offers direct admission and is designed for students seeking a nursing degree with a liberal arts foundation in a university environment. Our program builds upon a foundation of knowledge in science and the humanities, and is aimed at developing your abilities to practice nursing using the principles of health promotion, maintenance and restoration across the life span in a variety of structured client settings. BSN graduates are prepared as general clinical practitioners, and are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses and obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse in the United States. Prepare Today for Tomorrow’s Demands In the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing & Health Sciences, you'll find flexible scheduling and lots of one-on-one instruction. We offer a comfortable, supportive environment and quality academic programs, acute, long term care, and community agencies. Learn from Leaders in Nursing and Health Sciences As the demands and requirements for workers in healthcare continue to evolve, we remain at the forefront of changes in the industry. The Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences has a long history of staying ahead of the curve and providing cutting-edge education. Today, we continue to be a leading provider of creative, flexible programs that integrate theory and practice to meet emerging health education needs of clients and communities. Courses NUR 110 - Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice NUR 210 - Health Assessment NUR 212 - Pathophysiology I NUR 222 - Pharmacology NUR 224 - Adult/Geriatric Health - Chronic Care NUR 300 - Nutrition for Health NUR 310 - Evidenced Based Nursing Practice NUR 314 - Mental Health NUR 322 - Maternal Newborn Health NUR 324 - Pediatric Health NUR 410 - Pathophysiology II NUR 412 - Acute Nursing Care in Adult and Geriatric Health NUR 414 - Holism and Diversity NUR 415 - Critical Care Nursing NUR 417 - Spiritual Health NUR 420 - Population - Focused Health NUR 424 - Leadership for Change NUR 428 - Transition into Professional Practice Degree Requirements Requirements for Bachelor of Science A student is a candidate for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree when: 120 credits have been completed 60 credits from the College of Nursing 56 credits from the College of Arts and Sciences 3 credits from the College of Business and Management 3 credits from the College of Education and Leadership All BSN coursework has been successfully completed. A 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Successfully passed the standardized end of program test. All financial obligations incurred have been met. Students who have met the degree requirements are eligible to apply for licensure as a Registered Nurse. [-]

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Safety, Health and Environmental Management

Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
Campus Part time 24 months August 2017 Singapore

The aim of the course is to provide an education which equips students with a range of competencies which support a career as Health and Safety Practitioners in both the private and public sectors. It is anticipated that such a practitioner will have the ability to make a contribution to their organisation, community, profession and wider society... [+]

The aim of the course is to provide an education which equips students with a range of competencies which support a career as Health and Safety Practitioners in both the private and public sectors. It is anticipated that such a practitioner will have the ability to make a contribution to their organisation, community, profession and wider society. Students will have acquired in-depth knowledge and developed appropriate related skills that are associated with competent Risk Management Strategies and Techniques. Students successfully completing the programme and the necessary work based experiential learning, and embracing the required professional body assessments, as required by the accrediting professional body, IOSH, will be prepared for the world of work as Health and Safety Practitioners. Consequently, students completing the programme should be able to: Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the key elements of occupational safety and health, some of which will be at the forefront of knowledge; Apply the methods and techniques that they have learned to review, consolidate, extend and use this understanding to carry out projects; Demonstrate conceptual understanding so that they can solve problems, devise and sustain arguments and describe and comment on current research into occupational safety and health; Demonstrate an evidence-based approach and an appreciation of the limits of knowledge; Manage their own research and learning and be continually aware of where the limits of their own knowledge and skills lie; Effectively communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to the full range of people they will encounter at work. Method of Assessment A range of assessments are used including examinations, assignments, presentations, portfolios, and laboratory notebooks. Graduation Candidates who successfully complete all of the course requirements will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Hons) Safety, Health and Environmental Management by Leeds Beckett University (UK). Modules Level 5 (Year 2) Environmental Management Health and Safety Law In Practice Organisation and Safety Management Professional Practice (Shemb) Toxicology Occupational Health and Hygiene Understanding the Research Process Level 6 (Year 3) Client-Based Study Ergonomics Hazardous Agents Hazardous Industries Honours Project Sensible Risk Management [-]

Paramedic Diploma

Medicine Hat College
Campus Full time 4 - 6 years September 2017 Canada Medicine Hat Brooks + 1 more

When lives are on the line, the skills and knowledge of a paramedic can make the difference between life and death. This challenging career offers an active lifestyle and the opportunity to help others. You’ll also be challenged academically and physically, as you build the educational foundation required for the career. [+]

BSc 2017. Earn a living, save a life When lives are on the line, the skills and knowledge of a paramedic can make the difference between life and death. This challenging career offers an active lifestyle and the opportunity to help others. You’ll also be challenged academically and physically, as you build the educational foundation required for the career. Please Note: The Bachelor of Applied Health Science- Paramedic Applied Degree is a competitive entry program. Meeting minimum published admission averages does not guarantee admission to the program. Applying as early as possible and maintaining high averages in the required high school courses will make you a more competitive applicant. Prospective students are required to submit an application and all available documentation prior to May 1. All applicants will receive communication on their application status by June 1. People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of paramedics. Incidents as varied as automobile accidents, heart attacks, slips and falls, childbirth, and gunshot wounds all require immediate medical attention. Paramedics provide this vital service as they care for and transport the sick or injured to a medical facility. The Bachelor of Applied Health Science – Paramedic degree program prepares learners to be an integral part of the health care team, primarily within the pre-hospital environment. Our paramedic program is accredited by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) which signifies that our paramedic program has met national standards and that the education provided is relevant to current clinical practice. Ensuring that paramedics have the required competencies for entry to practice is an important contribution to Canada’s health system. Prospective students must be mature and highly motivated to deal with the stress of emergency care, critical care and shift work. Paramedics must think independently, exercise good judgment, communicate effectively with others and work well in multidisciplinary environments. The training provided not only addresses the necessary skills of a paramedic but also the skills required to perform with confidence in a variety of situations, effectively interact with others and maintain professional decorum whether in simple or complex situations. The program also addresses topics on physical fitness and healthy lifestyles, psychology, philosophy and interdisciplinary communication. Our paramedic program enables you to move seamlessly through the various levels of preparation for careers in Emergency Medical Services, ultimately allowing you to attain the Paramedic Diploma or to continue on to the Paramedic Applied Degree. The program is designed to prepare you with the National Occupational Competencies and the Alberta Occupational Competencies for Paramedic Practitioners. On successful completion of the diploma program, you are prepared to write the Alberta College of Paramedics provincial licensing examinations at the EMT-P level. You will have the additional benefit of enhanced transferability of various courses presented throughout your education. Continuation Requirements Student Standing To maintain satisfactory standing, you must attain a minimum of a B grade in all PARA courses throughout the program (Diploma Only). All PARA courses less than a B must be cleared. a minimum of a pass in the practicum component of all courses. A fail in a practicum course will normally require you to repeat the course before progressing to further PARA courses. obtain a minimum of a C- in all support courses; grades of less than a C- must be cleared prior to graduation. you will be permitted to repeat a course only once (PARA and support courses). Satisfactory Standing You must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 throughout the program. If you defer clinical or practica or have been deemed unsuccessful you must complete a medical-trauma evaluation scenario and written exam prior to returning to the program. Depending on the results of the assessment further remediation may be required prior to commencing practicum. You may only be absent from the program for one calendar year. A longer absence will require reapplication and readmission to the entire program. The program must be completed within 6 years of initial entry. Fourth year degree courses must be completed iwthin three (3) years of initial entry of the fourth year. Required Withdrawal You will be required to withdraw if you fail to obtain satisfactory standing in a second attempt at a PARA course that you have failed. (Please refer to Medicine Hat College Academic Policies regarding further details related to probation and dismissal) As a student in the paramedic program you are expected to exercise responsible conduct that reflects favourably on you, the program and the Medicine Hat College. Please refer to social guidelines for further details related to dismissal. Graduation Requirements The minimum requirement to successfully complete the provincial licensing examinations is 75%, therefore you must obtain a minimum of a B grade in all PARA courses. You must obtain a minimum of a C- in all support courses; grades less than a C- must be cleared. You must pass all practica. You must attain all National Occupational Competencies & all Alberta Occupation Competencies in the appropriate setting. Practicum You may be required to complete clinical and field experiences at sites throughout Alberta. Clinical and field experiences may be scheduled days, evenings, nights, and weekends. Participation in all activities related to practical experiences is mandatory. You are expected to make accommodation for commitments outside Medicine Hat to fit this scheduling. Questionable performance and conduct at any time may result in dismissal from the practicum site and a failing grade in the course. Fourth Year (Applied Degree Completion/Post Advanced Care Certification Entry Point. The Bachelor of Applied Science - Paramedic (BHSc-P) is designed to build on the previous knowledge and experience of practicing paramedics. Qualified candidates are able to obtain the BHSc-P by completing the nine courses offered in the program. Diploma graduates continuing in the degree or practicing paramedics who wish to earn the Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Paramedic) degree will be able to remain at home. The following courses will be offered by distributed learning (distance). MGMT 243 Human Resources Management STAT 333 Statistics for the Life Sciences PARA 452 EMS and the Canadian Health System PARA 453 Community Focused Theory PARA 454 Leadership in Health Care PARA 455 Research PARA 470 Work Term I PARA 480 Work Term II PHIL 313 Bioethics** Notes: *Students with an EMT/PCP and EMR, may apply for transfer credit for PARA 101. +Students considering the pursuit of a Bachelor of Science degree should complete BIOL 231 instead of BIOL 205. **EMT/PCP from a CMA accredited program and completed within the previous three calendar years may apply for transfer credit for PARA 120, PARA 125, PARA 130, PARA 145 and PARA 150. Awarding of credit is also dependent on work experience since the time of EMT/PCP program completion. Program specific guidelines for awarding of transfer credit are available from the Program Coordinator. ++for students that did not complete the Medicine Hat College diploma** for students that did not complete the Medicine Hat College diploma Notes Satisfactory Standing Students must maintain a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.0 throughout the program. Students that defer clinical or practicum and/or have been deemed unsuccessful must complete a medical-trauma evaluation scenario and written exam prior to returning to the program. Depending on the results of the assessment further remediation may be required prior to commencing practicum. Students may only be absent from the program for one calendar year. A longer absence will require reapplication and readmission to the entire program. The diploma program must be completed within 6 years of initial entry. Fourth year degree courses must be completed within three (3) years of initial entry of the fourth year. ACP Registration Exams At various points within the program, students will be required to write Alberta College of Paramedics (ACP) registration examinations. Students will be notified regarding the cost and date for each examination. Students unsuccessful at the initial examination, may apply to write only once more. All costs related to registration, travel, accommodation, and meals are the students responsibility. Further information is available on the ACP website. An ACP Preparation session may be offered in preparation for the EMT-PCP & EMT-P/ACP examinations at minimal cost. Fitness Requirements A career as a Paramedic requires a high level of physical and emotional well-being. Students are expected to participate in Physical Evaluation Testing in first year by a recognized fitness appraiser (e.g., Medicine Hat College Fitness Resource Centre). Further information including the PET test description, process, contacts and required forms can be found at the MHC Be Fit for Life Center. Any charges associated with the PET testing process are the responsibility of the student. In the event of illness students must present a medical clearance certificate prior to returning to the program. Professional Driving Improvement Course Requirements Students will be required to successfully complete the Professional Driving Improvement Course (PDIC). This course is offered through Continuing Education at Medicine Hat College. Students will be responsible for paying the cost associated with this course. The course must be successfully completed by the end of the first semester of the program. Uniforms Students will be required to buy uniforms and appropriate foot wear. Uniforms will be ordered in the first semester of the program. Students will also be responsible for purchasing a pen light, stethoscope, trauma shears, trauma glasses, and an emergency vest. Required Withdrawal Students will be required to withdraw if they fail to obtain satisfactory standing in a second attempt at a PARA course that have failed. (Please refer to Medicine Hat College Academic Policies regarding further details related to probation and dismissal) As a student in the paramedic program you are expected to exercise responsible conduct that reflects favorably on you, the program and the Medicine Hat College. Please refer to social guidelines for further details related to dismissal. International Transfer Opportunities Griffith University Graduates with a Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Paramedic) are eligible to receive advanced standing toward a Master of Health Services Management degree at Griffith University in Australia. For more information visit the International Mobility Program, or talk to the Paramedic Program Coordinator. International Exchange Opportunities You can explore short-term study abroad and student exchange opportunities in countries such as Japan, Korea, and Thailand. Visit the International Mobility Program section to find out more. Career Opportunities Paramedics are in demand by public and private sector ambulance services provincially, nationally and internationally. In Alberta, the average annual salary starts at $60,000. Admission Requirements High School Overall average of at least 60% and a minimum mark of 50% in ELA 30-1 Biology 30 Math 30-1 or Math 30-2 Grade 12 five credit subject (Chemistry 30 is recommended) Mature Route This route is applicable if you are 21 years of age or older and have qualifications that do not satisfy other admission routes. You must submit a letter detailing how your work, life, or other educational experiences would contribute to your success in the program. A limited number of seats are available in the route. Transfer Route Previous post-secondary coursework may be considered for admission. Successful completion of a PCP/EMT or EMR program may qualify you for consideration under this admission route. Academic Transition Plan (ATP) If you do not possess all of the admission requirements, the Academic Transition Plan (ATP) may provide conditional acceptance to this program, provided space is available. ATP is individualized to meet your needs. English Language Proficiency Requirement Individuals applying for the program who do not have English as their first language must present a minimum score of 237 on the computer-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and a score of 50 on the Test of Spoken English (TSE); or a minimum score of 580 on the paper-based TOEFL examination and a score of 50 on the TSE. For the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) students must have an overall band score of 7.0 with no band score less than 7.0. Pre-Professional Requirements After being admitted into the program, you must provide Proof of current CPR with the Heart & Stroke Heartsaver AED (C) CPR certificates Students will receive a health questionnaire and immunizations checklist that must be completed. In some cases, a chest x-ray may be required. A recent Police Information Check (within two months) prior to the first day of classes. Periodic Police Information Checks may be required prior to practicum and work experience to maintain current status throughout the program and to comply with provincial laws. Students are obligated to inform the Program Coordinator immediately of any change in the status of their criminal record. Applied Degree Continuation - Post Advanced Care Certification Entry The Bachelor of Applied Health Science - Paramedic (BHSc-P) is designed to build on the previous knowledge and experience of practicing paramedics. Qualified candidates are able to obtain the BHSc-P by completing the nine courses offered in the program. ELA 30-1 Current Advanced Care Paramedic license in the province you are located Continued employment as an Advanced Care Paramedic [-]

B.Sc. Management Of Security

Akkon Hochschule der Humanwissenschaften
Campus Full time Part time 6 - 8 semesters October 2017 Germany Berlin + 1 more

In 2009, Acre University established the Emergency Services Course Emergency Practitioner and has many successful graduates formed. Currently taking place worldwide major changes such. B. climate change and international terrorism. [+]

Study Management in the security Management of security: emergency transport and disaster management In 2009, Acre University established the Emergency Services Course Emergency Practitioner and has many successful graduates formed. Currently taking place worldwide major changes such. B. climate change and international terrorism. These concern not only the emergency services, but also the Civil Protection and the security overall. Taking into account these changes, the program was further developed-so that he is now prepared for a management role in the overall security. Formerly: The course Emergency Practitioner After NotSanG 2014 - The program is offered at the Acre College of Human Sciences in Berlin since 2009 and has established itself as a fixture among the Emergency Services study transitions. study objectives The study provides an innovative professional profile with new perspectives for executives throughout the security. It prepares students for senior posts within the ambulance service, the aid agencies, the Fire Department, the Agency for Technical Relief and the relevant authorities and businesses at local, state and federal level. The following occupational groups speaks studying at, inter alia: Emergency paramedics Recovery assistants Professional / factory and airport firefighters Civil Protection authorities, aid organizations Nurses / staff of hospitals Federal / policewomen, women soldiers Employees of health or accident insurance as well as by private companies (business continuity, operational civil protection) Facts beginning: October 1 (for each winter semester) Duration of study: Normal period 6 or 8 semesters cost example: monthly Emergency Services Management: during training 222.00 euros, 9 semesters or part-time 333,00 Euro, 6 semesters Disaster Management: Part time 312.30 EUR, 8 semesters financingEg student loans, KfW Student Loan, DKB student loan, scholarship, etc. We are happy to help! Graduation: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) access: College admission or without school with a minimum two-year vocational training and three years of full-time employment. ApplicationAnytime on www.akkon-hochschule.de CV and a digital passport photograph Certificates (certified) Proof Training Course (during training) Proof of previous activities (certified) About College The Acre College of Human Sciences is a nationally recognized private university based in Berlin. The bachelor degree programs are offered in management in the security, education in health and health and care management, International emergency and disaster relief. Small seminar groups, practical projects and professional and personal service characterize the study. Our students come from different organizations and healthcare companies. profile The course prepares you for senior management tasks across the security. The course is divided into three main phases: After the core curriculum you can in the study phase deepening the direction Rescue Service Management /Emergency management or disaster management / disaster management choose. Finally, to complete the study period of reflection. Your career opportunities The bachelor program gives you the opportunity to develop an innovative vocational personally and professionally. The internationally recognized academic degree of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) allows you to enter into a management function in organizations and authorities of the security or a postgraduate degree at Master level. Your career prospects are u. a LeiterIn Rescue Service Elevated service at z. B. Fire Departments Head of Unit at z. B. charities Technical Officer in authorities, public administration Study modules and content There are * given a total of 180 or 210 credit points (CP) according to ECTS. Core studies, among others Emergency and Disaster Psychology / Sociology Right in the security Business Administration Structures and actors of security Analysis of leadership and staff work Study the consolidation phase among others Emergency Services Management / Emergency Management Capacity building in emergency medicine I / II Medical Emergency Management Communication, work in groups and professional politics Disaster Management / Disaster Management Capacity building in civil protection [WP **] Use management in civil protection [WP] State-building, policy and management [WP] Reactive disaster management Study period of reflection and Others project work internship Bachelor thesis Study forms and duration The course is offered for beginners and professionals in the security. Education and Studies Accompanying training at least for emergency medics 9 semesters. 180 CP Emergency Services Management Jobs and Study Part-time emergency medics (possibly rescue assistants) 6 semesters; 180 CP Emergency Services Management 8 semesters; 210 CP Emergency transport and disaster management Part-time for other professions in the security: 8 semesters; 180 CP disaster management [-]

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

University of Sioux Falls
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Sioux Falls

The University of Sioux Falls offers three exciting, hands-on nursing programs designed to give you the tools you need to be a competent, compassionate nurse. Our programs include: [+]

BSc 2017. The University of Sioux Falls offers three exciting, hands-on nursing programs designed to give you the tools you need to be a competent, compassionate nurse. Our programs include: Accelerated Nursing Online RN-to-BSN Traditional Nursing CCNE - The baccalaureate degree in nursing at the University of Sioux Falls is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791. SDBN - The baccaulaureate degree in nursing at USF is fully approved by the South Dakota Board of Nursing (SDBN). Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to become a registered nurse. Accelerated Nursing The Accelerated Nursing track is a 15-month, full-time program designed for students who already hold a bachelor's degree in another field and want to pursue a degree in nursing. It is an intense program with courses offered in a compressed time-frame. It includes a combination of classroom instruction and clinical experiences. A new Accelerated Nursing class is admitted once a year and begins in January. The class completes the program in 15 months (spring of the following year). Program Highlights Extensive clinical experiences with patient contact beginning in the first semester Clinical experiences in all areas of nursing practice and across the life-span in state-of-the-art facilities Nursing courses in a nurturing, Christian-based environment that respects the value and potential of each student Use of simulation technology in classrooms and during clinical rotations. Students required to have a laptop computer Traditional BS Degree in Nursing Degree in eight semesters. Career for life. You can obtain your bachelor's degree in nursing by completing courses over an 8-semester period. That means you're just four years away from a career that gives back just as much as you put into it. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses will continue to grow 19 percent until 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. An aging population and a high number of RNs nearing retirement will help keep you in demand. Program Highlights Extensive clinical experience with patient contact throughout the program Clinical experiences in all areas of nursing practice and across the life-span in state-of-the-art facilities Nursing courses in a nurturing, Christian-based environment that respects the value and potential of each student Use of simulation technology in classroom and clinical rotations. Students are required to have a laptop computer. RN-to-BSN Our online RN-to-BSN program is designed for registered nurses who have an associate's degree or diploma in nursing and want to complete requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Everything about the program revolves around working nurses like you who lead busy lives. The curriculum for this program builds on previous nursing education and includes components that are not part of two-year programs. [-]