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Health Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Kirksville, MO, United States
As a Health Science major at Truman State University , you pursue rigorous training for your future role as a promoter of health, enhance your critical-thinking skills and problem-solving skills, and explore your personal and professional interests through research, internships, and study abroad.
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Overview

Key facts:

  • At Truman State University, you will find students are the priority with an emphasis on providing you with problem-based learning and practical experience. You join a community of engaged learners where you can pursue answers to the questions that intrigue you. 
  • A unique feature at Truman State University is the opportunity to engage in research—you can even present your research findings at international, national, regional, state, or local professional conferences, or publish your work in a peer-reviewed professional journal.
  • Our modern labs and equipment provide you with unique opportunities to explore research and individualized study. Work in the Human Performance Lab to measure all aspects of human function. Investigate neural contributions to movement control and movement learning using everything from a Sony PlayStation system to Neurocom’s Balance Master system in the Movement Neuroscience Lab.
  • Learn about human motion, muscle activity, and kinematics in the Piper Movement Analysis Lab. For Human Anatomy class, you’ll work in a human cadaver lab (only 4% of undergraduate programs in the nation offer human cadaver-based anatomy).
  • Career options:
  • Health Science graduates are well-prepared for health careers in educational or clinical settings in school, worksite, community, or public health environments as well as graduate work in public health, health administration, occupational therapy, medicine, or physician assistant programs.

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 included:
  • Human Physiology
  • Human Anatomy 
  • Biology
  • Cells, Molecules, and Genes
  • General Psychology 
  • Basic Statistics 
  • Statistics
  • Community and Public Health
  • Health Systems and Consumers
  • Principles of Health Education and Health Science
  • Health Management and Policy
  • Research Methods in Health Science 
  • Program Assessment and Planning
  • Health Communication Methods

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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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

  • One Page Essay — This essay must be an original work on behalf of the applicant.
    • English Proficiency Test Score
    • Original or Certified Copies of Transcripts from High School (and any college or university you have attended)
    • Certificate of Financial Support
    • Original or Certified Copies of Bank Documents Indicating Sufficient Financial Support
    • Copy of Passport biographical information page

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15335 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15335 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15335 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15335 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7975 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7975 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kirksville

  • 800 - 1300 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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