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Health and Human Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Los Angeles, CA, United States
The Health and Human Sciences program of Loyola Marymount University provides students an opportunity to learn about the human body and health by combining classroom training with state-of-the-art hands-on laboratory experiences.
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Overview

Students in the Health and Human Sciences program of Loyola Marymount University are interested in kinesiology, exercise science, understanding chronic disease, use of exercise and nutrition to promote health, or the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. With the variety of class offerings, laboratory experiences, and internship opportunities, this major will prepare students for graduate studies in physical therapy, occupational therapy, exercise science, nursing, physician assistant, public health, entry-level graduate programs in athletic training, and other health professions.

The Health and Human Sciences major offers specialized programs to provide prerequisite training for graduate programs or careers in such fields as: physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant, nursing, public health, exercise science, and entry-level graduate programs in athletic training.

Student Learning Outcomes for HHSC Programs

  • Students will demonstrate basic understanding and appreciation of the human body's relationship to health and wellness through science, theory and application.
  • Students will demonstrate effective communication skills necessary to explain to others effectively and accurately about human health and wellness in a variety of organizational and institutional settings
  • Students will demonstrate critical-thinking skills and the ability to access and critically evaluate relevant health information and resources.
  • Students will demonstrate the interpersonal skills required to work cooperatively with diverse individuals and groups on issues related to the human condition.
  • Students will demonstrate basic understanding and appreciation of cultural, philosophical and professional considerations related to health and wellness.
  • Students will demonstrate a world view that integrates spiritual and ethical values with their vocational calling.
  • Students will have clear career goals and demonstrate practical preparation for their career.

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:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Athletic Training
  • Personal Health
  • Medical Terminology and Seminar
  • Nutrition
  • Science, Nutrition, and Health

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • Common Application and LMU Supplement
  • International students are not required to submit the SAT or ACT to complete their application to LMU
  • Provide Proof of English Proficiency
  • Submit Transcripts
  • Submit a letter of recommendation with your application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52553 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52553 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52553 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52553 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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