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Healthcare Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Richmond, VA, United States
Healthcare Studies from University of Richmond introduces you to the combination of new technology, market pressures, and environmental threats has also underscored the fact that good healthcare requires an understanding of the whole person, as well as good science.
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Healthcare Studies from University of Richmond provides students with an interdisciplinary understanding of –and analytical framework for examining—the business, legal, ethical, interpersonal, and sociopolitical aspects of healthcare delivery, finance and organization.


Although most students in the Healthcare Studies program share a common goal of working in some capacity within the healthcare sector, the career interests of students who major in HC&S are varied and include: public health, health policy, health administration, health economics and health law. Pre-medical students who choose to major in Healthcare Studies are encouraged to also major or minor in science in order to be best prepared for both the MCAT and medical school.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethical Decision Making - Health Care 
  • Sociological Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • Medicine and Health from a Global/Anthropological Perspective
  • Biopolitics in Medical Anthropology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Human Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Eco-Epidemiology
  • Medical Entomology
  • Biological Basis of Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • U.S. Healthcare Policy and Politics
  • Child Development
  • Adult Development
  • Health Psychology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Sociology of Health and Illness
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Bioethics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Candidates for admission must have a high school diploma (or recognized equivalent)
  • Must have completed a minimum of 16 units of secondary school coursework. Minimum requirements include four units in English, three in college preparatory mathematics (including Algebra I, II, and Geometry), and at least two each in history, laboratory science, and a second language (two units of the same language, including American Sign Language). 
  • SAT or ACT Test Requirements
  • Present evidence of academic achievements in the form of a high school transcript, which indicates that they have received, or are in the process of earning, a high school diploma. 
  • International students must present comparable evidence of academic achievement. 
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Richmond

  • 1071 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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