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Health Science, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Springfield, FL, United States
The health care field is booming, with an estimated 2.3 million new jobs being created through 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Get in on the ground floor through the Health Science major at Springfield College. 
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Overview

The major provides a flexible course of study and interdisciplinary education experience to help you explore your areas of interest and prepare you for graduate-level education or a career in health care. Students have the opportunity to make an impact while they study as they regularly present their original research at regional conferences.

The Health Science major at Springfield College educates students for a variety of careers in health care, including employment in fields such as public health, wellness services, health insurance, hospital administration, pharmaceutical sales, elder services, scientific writing, and research. The major also serves students who know they want to work in health care, but need more time to explore the options available to them.

Careers and Internships

Career Outcomes

Students who graduated from the health science undergraduate major went on to do great things. Here are a few opportunities recent graduates have pursued. 

  • Nutrition Assistant
  • Site Coordinator
  • Medical Scribe
  • Preschool Teacher's Aide

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Springfield College accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis but international students should apply as soon as possible.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Introduction to Health Care and Rehabilitation 
  • Introduction to Public Health 
  • Introduction to Health Care Ethics 
  • Genetics, Health and Behavior 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Health and Health Care Disparities 
  • Evidence-Based Health Care 
  • Psychology of Disability and Illness 
  • Human Disease and Chronic Illness 
  • Concepts of Assessment and Intervention in Health Care 
  • Interviewing and Case Study Methods 
  • Cultural Competency for Rehabilitation and Health Professions 
  • Needs of the Aging 
  • Senior Seminar 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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:

    523

    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

To apply to Springfield College, submit the following items.

  • $50 application fee or fee waiver
  • Essay 
  • SAT/ACT Scores 
  • Official High School Transcript 
  • One Academic Reference

For international Students

  • Submit your application through the Common Application online or a paper application.
  • Complete the Springfield College member screen questions and pay the application fee.
  • Submit Official Transcript(s) in English.
  • Submit proof of English proficiency.
  • Submit completed Dean’s Report Form (for transfer students only).
  • Financial Guarantee Form and $1,000 tuition deposit. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 900 - 1400 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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