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Allied Health Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Princeton, NJ, United States| Online
Designed for working professionals in allied health fields, the B.S. in Allied Health Studies program at Rider University lets students gain the skills and credentials to advance — while balancing both their career and family life.
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Overview

The experience, skills and compassion an individual brings to his or her job transforms the lives of the patients in one's care every day. But rapid changes in today’s health care environment now present allied health professionals with new challenges — and exciting opportunities. The B.S. in Allied Health Studies program at Rider University prepares students for these challenges while still training them to be compassionate care givers and partners. 

Program Highlights

  • Choose from convenient evening courses (on campus) and select online offerings
  • Extensive advisement and academic support for working adults
  • Transfer up to 90 credits toward the 120-credit degree program
  • Tailor courses to meet to your professional goals
  • Take advantage of Rider’s special tuition, and scholarship and grant support
  • Earn college credit for what you know with our Prior Learning Assessment program

The curriculum is designed to provide a seamless transition from an Associate degree or a diploma program, building on the students’ experiences in allied health professions.  Separate clinicals are not required.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Health Care
  • The Pharmaceutical Industry 
  • Healthcare Law,ethics & Polcy 
  • Economics of Health Care Sys 
  • Healthcare Marketing 
  • Life Science:Human Emphasis 
  • Life Science:Genetics Emphasis 
  • Life Science:Human Disease
  • Chem and Contemporary Society 
  • Intro to Health Communication 
  • Global Persptvs Hlth & Illness 
  • Population Healthcare Management 
  • Health Administration Intern 
  • Abnormal Psychology 
  • Health Psychology 
  • Drugs and Human Behavior 
  • Psychology of the Family 
  • Aging 
  • Aging, Brain, and Cognition 
  • Death, Dying and Suicide 
  • Health Care and Society 
  • Aging and the Elderly 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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

    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:

    540

    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

  • Complete the Application
  • The $50 application fee is non-refundable and may be paid online via credit card or by check
  • Submit Your Transcript(s)
  • Submit Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Submit one of the essay topics requested in the application.
  • Submit 1 letter of recommendation.
  • Submit proof of finances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21860 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21860 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Princeton

  • 2022 - 4980 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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