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Health Sciences, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 21 months
University rank #301 (WUR) Chicago, IL, United States
The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Health Sciences degree program prepares you for graduate study. You will complete a medical science-based curriculum with a focus on health care leadership skills, health-wellness or community health.
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With this BS degree, you will have a competitive application for any graduate professional degree program that requires or suggests a bachelor’s degree as a prerequisite for admission, such as the following:

  • Graduate allied health programs (e.g., audiology, physician assistant, respiratory care, occupational therapy, physical therapy, perfusion technology and medical laboratory science)
  • Graduate biomedical sciences programs (e.g., cellular biology, physiology and pharmacology)
  • Graduate nursing programs
  • Medical school

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are accepted until the class is full.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 21 months
  • Credits
    188 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Health Professions
  • Professional Writing
  • Health Care Ethics
  • Health Care in America
  • Health Care Disparities
  • Biostatistics
  • Introduction to Research
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Care Informatics
  • Nutrition
  • Practicum
  • Capstone Project

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 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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit the Rush Application.
  • If your native language is not English, submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  • Include international course evaluations for all courses and degrees completed outside the United States.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Personal statement.
  • Participate in a personal interview with program faculty.

Admission to the program is on a competitive basis. We select students based on a number of factors, including the following:

  • Overall grade point average
  • Prerequisite grade point average
  • Consistency of academic performance
  • Coursework completed prior to application
  • Interpersonal skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    753 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 753 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.
  • National

    753 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 753 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 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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