48 months
27996 USD/year
27996 USD/year
11129 USD/year
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A bachelor’s degree in Applied Biological Sciences from the University of Kansas offers a strong background in genetics, microbiology, cell biology and biochemistry, as well as hands-on lab experience. 


Health care industries are among the top 10 most profitable in the nation according to Forbes Magazine. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects health science-related careers, including health care to grow 11 percent by 2022. This field includes a variety of in-demand professions, including medical health care, veterinary health care, immunology and animal science.

A health science professional’s duties might include:

  • Working with patients in a clinic setting
  • Performing tests to help physicians diagnose and treat diseases
  • Helping patients recover from injury or surgeries as a physical therapist
  • Studying and discovering new disease treatments

What jobs can I get with an Applied Biological Sciences degree? 

As with those with a biology degree, many students continue on to pursue medical, dental or pharmacy school, or graduate work in the health sciences with high success rates. Graduates have pursued careers at Kansas City institutions and organizations such as the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, University of Kansas Medical Center, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City Kansas Crime Laboratory, Clinical Reference Laboratories and Quintiles.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Foundations of Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Calculus I & II
  • Principles of Molecular & Cell Biology
  • Principles of Genetics
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology Lab

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Provide evidence of high school graduation with a curriculum that would prepare you for university studies in your home country
    • Credentials and Requirements by Country for Freshman Admission to the College of LIberal Arts and Sciences
    • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale;
    • Submit English proficiency test scores (dependent upon score level, scores are used to either determine English proficiency or to estimate students' placement in an appropriate level of ESL courses, as needed) 

Tuition Fee

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    27996 USD/year
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  • National

    27996 USD/year
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  • In-State

    11129 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11129 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Overland Park

900 - 1345 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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