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Applied Health Sciences, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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A strong emphasis on clinical experiences –including 300 hours of patient contact –makes our applied health sciences major unique. Exposure to the actual job helps you gain a deeper understanding of the various professional opportunities available, before you graduate.

Plus, this hands-on learning is required for most graduate programs in professional fields such as Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic, Physician Assistant, Athletic Training, and Kinesiology/Exercise Science. Many Parkside applied health sciences majors go on to successfully pursue advanced degrees.

Our graduates are succeeding at some of the top schools in the nation, including the Medical College of Wisconsin, UW-Madison, the University of Chicago, Washington University School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins. In their professional careers, Parkside graduates play key roles at leading employers such as: Abbott Laboratories, SC Johnson, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Aurora Healthcare, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, and many others.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Introduction to Applied Health Sciences  

Provides an overview of the applied health sciences major. Focuses on specific information about health career options. Covers the value and importance of service, current topics in health care, ethics in the health sciences, and cultural sensitivity within health careers. 

Human Physiology and Anatomy 

An integrated lecture/laboratory course using a system approach to understand structure and function of the human body. Topics include homeostasis, biological and chemical principles, tissues, skin, skeleton, muscles and digestion, and includes cat dissection and cadaver demonstration. 


Provides students with learning experiences within professional fields that are related to their professional career goals; including, but not limited to: business operations, professional competencies and conduct, and overall work environment. 

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Complete the UW System Online Application.
  • Submit application fee.
  • Submit official high school transcript, GED scores, or HSED.
  • Submit official transcripts from any colleges and/or universities ever attended.
  • Submit ACT or SAT scores if under 21 years of age on September 1 year of enrollment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15378 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15378 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7389 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7389 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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