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Health Sciences, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

You may enter the Health Sciences program at University of Hartford as a freshman or as a transfer student and pursue the degree on a full- or part-time basis. The Health Sciences program is also available as a minor.

Our Health Sciences program grounds you in the liberal arts with a firm foundation in the sciences, while also exposing you to the realities of the health care system. By majoring in Health Sciences, you can prepare for future study in a wide range of health care careers.

Career Outlook

The health-care industry is projected to add more jobs— more than 2.4 million— than any other industry from 2016 to 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It is projected to be among the fastest-growing industries in the economy.

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
    121 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Biology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Genetics
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Principles of Chemistriy
  • College Chemistry
  • Cardiovascular Disease: A Global Epidemic
  • Introduction to Immunology
  • Principles of Exercise Science
  • Epidemics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • Web Application - Please complete this online application.
  • The Common Application – Please complete this application if you are attending a High/Prep School in the US or an International School overseas.
  • If English is not your native language you are required to prove that your language ability is meets our minimum standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for West Hartford

  • 1100 - 1600 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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