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Health Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Online
The University of Cincinnati Online Bachelor of Health Sciences program focuses on Behavior & Occupation Studies and provides students who have a completed associate degree in Occupational Therapy Assisting (OTA) the opportunity to complete the Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences.
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Overview

The Health Sciences curriculum at the University of Cincinnati provides the students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue careers in occupational therapy and professional advancement. Designed for full or part-time students, every class is available online, making it possible to receive your BS in Health Sciences in 2 to 4 years. With start dates each semester, you can earn your degree on your timeline.

The University of Cincinnati’s online programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our knowledgeable instructors are experienced in the industry, experts in their field, and dedicated to our student body.

Success

If a graduate degree is your end goal, a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from UC Online can set you apart from the competition. Designed with students wishing to pursue a graduate degree in occupational therapy in mind, our courses satisfy the most common prerequisite requirements and carry with them the University of Cincinnati reputation.

Occupational Therapy graduate program admission requirements differ among institutions, so students should review prerequisite courses relevant to graduate programs of interest and work with their advisor to reach their goals. Due to the competitive nature of admissions to most OT graduate programs, completion of this degree does not guarantee acceptance to an occupational therapy program.

Career

The online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is an advanced and accessible next step for working COTA’s who want to improve and cultivate untapped leadership potential. Whether you're preparing for graduate school, seeking career specialization, want more autonomy, or looking to qualify for new opportunities in the world of healthcare, the University of Cincinnati Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences can help you reach your goals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description
      Time To Finish: 2 years
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Care Ethics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy for DL 
  • Pharmacology for Health Sciences 
  • Introduction to Biomechanics and Kinesiology 
  • General Exercise Physiology 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    66

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

General Requirements

  • The Common Application (online)
  • Essay
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts 
  • Proof of Math Ability 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5230 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    10460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5230 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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