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Allied Health Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The major offers a general (Standard) plan and four concentrations in Health Sciences, Healthcare Administration, Public Health and Health Promotion, and Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety. Please refer to information under the “Required courses by concentration” section for detailed information related to the major and concentrations.

The programme

The Allied Health Sciences major without a concentration is designed specifically for students who would like to pursue a broad-based baccalaureate degree in Allied Health or who would like to pursue graduate health programs that require a baccalaureate degree for admission. 

Working with an advisor, students design a flexible plan of study that they can tailor to meet their professional and personal goals. Students combine University General Education and required coursework in Allied Health with coursework from departments across the university to tailor their baccalaureate degree to meet requirements for employment or admission to various graduate programs, including but not limited to Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Post-Baccalaureate Nursing and Physician Assistant programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Allied Health Professions
  • Fundamentals of Allied Health Care
  • Medical Terminology
  • Italy’s Mediterranean Food and Our Health
  • U.S. Healthcare Systems and Professional Practice
  • Biostatistics for Health Professions

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • A Completed Common Application or Coalition Application
  • $80 Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • Essay & Two Optional Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official SAT or ACT Scores
  • English Proficiency Requirement
  • Fine Arts Applicants
  • Special Program Applicants

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35216 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35216 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12848 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12848 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Storrs

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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