B.Sc. On Campus

Medical Humanities

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

48 months
27500 USD/year
27500 USD/year
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University of the Sciences' BS in Medical Humanities major at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia gives you a thorough grounding in the natural sciences in combination with in-depth study of the various humanities disciplines, including literature, philosophy, ethics, history, classics, the fine arts, and religion.


Create your own areas of study in this highly flexible Medical Humanities major at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. 

Students can satisfy all requirements for application to medical school, include broad natural science education along with the humanities requirements, or focusing primarily on a specific natural science (biology, chemistry, and physics) for a personalized track appropriate for a professional or graduate program.

After satisfying prerequisites, the arrangement and scheduling of courses is highly flexible. A minimum of 121 credits of approved courses required.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Medical Humanities program achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Write at a high level of proficiency and construct well-supported arguments
  • Interpret texts with critical thinking and insight
  • Obtain understanding of the Humanities’ relationship to Healthcare
  • Enter graduate, professional school or employment well-prepared
  • Obtain research skills demonstrated in a comprehensive major research project

Programme Structure

  • USciences students work side-by-side with stellar faculty as early as their first year. Our 100 state-of-the-art labs are dedicated to hands-on student learning and meaningful scientific discovery. 
  • Award-winning USciences faculty share their expertise and research methods with students in critical fields like cancer biology, health psychology, pharmaceutical chemistry, medical technology, and more.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your official high school transcripts from all high schools you have attended. A list of senior year coursework must be present. Transcripts not written in English must be evaluated through the Education Credential Evaluators (ECE) or through the World Education Service (WES)
  • Send us your SAT or ACT scores. 
  • TOEFL scores are required.
  • Be sure to complete one of the Common Application essay prompts.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation. Up to two additional letters may be submitted. You can use our recommendation form.
  • Certification of Finances are required. Admitted International Students seeking an F-1 Visa must submit a Certification of Finances form to complete your application. Contact International Student and Scholar Services with any questions

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    27500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27500 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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Updated over a year ago

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