B.S. in Health Sciences Online

Enhance Your Professional Well-Being with A Health Services Degree from Utica University

A degree in health sciences deepens your understanding of human health and serves as a foundation for advancing your career and/or pursuing graduate study. And with an ever-growing and aging population, the need for skilled professionals is booming in almost every area. Utica University’s fully online program provides a solid educational background in basic and health-related sciences, plus its flexibility is designed to prepare you for multiple careers.

120 Total Credits

Transfer Up to 90 Credits

Open to First-Year and Transfer Students

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How Will Your Degree Make A Difference?

The B.S. in Health Sciences is a four-year, 120-credit program built on the foundational courses required for admission to graduate-level clinical programs in health professions, such as an accelerated nursing program.

The program’s flexibility enables you to study when and where it’s most convenient for you and sets you up for success in careers such as medicine, social work, occupational therapy, athletic training, physician assistant, and physical therapy. Specializations provide for even greater focus in your degree.

Nursing

Special track designed for students interested in switching to nursing after two years

Dual Degree Programs

Create a dual degree with Health Sciences Occupational Therapy or Health Sciences Physical Therapy

Continue Your Undergraduate Education

This online degree is also a completer program, which means that students may transfer credits into an undergraduate program at Utica University. Students may also complete all 120 credits at Utica University as a full, undergraduate degree. Candidates for the baccalaureate degree must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 30 credit hours of study at Utica University. A maximum of 90-98 credits may be transferred from four-year institutions, and 60-64 from two-year institutions, depending on one’s academic major. Transfer students who matriculate with 60 or more credits need to declare a major upon entering Utica University.

How Will You Learn & Grow?

Online learning is soaring in popularity, especially for those with irregular schedules and no/little access to a physical campus. Utica University presents online learners with the same rigorous curriculum, esteemed faculty, alumni network, and collaborative community found on campus. Make the decision to acquire the knowledge and skills that could take you to the next step in life and Utica University will be here to support you every step of the way.

Where Could Your Degree Take You?

With a background in both behavioral and natural sciences, you’ll be well-positioned to take advantage of the amazing growth in health care and related fields. In fact, Utica University Health Sciences alumni have earned leadership and policy-making positions with notable organizations.

  • The Heckscher Foundation for Children
  • CI Investments
  • New York Downtown Hospital
  • Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare
  • New England Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Central Association of Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI)
  • Upstate Cerebral Palsy (UCP)

Over the one hundred-year history of the evolution of health sciences, the field has used specialty education as the mechanism for differentiating itself … and for acquiring the knowledge and skills to succeed in the profession.1

– National Center for Biotechnology Information

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Sources

  1. “Chapter 3: The Core Competencies Needed for Health Care Professionals,” Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality. Retrieved March 2021 from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.