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Health Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

This degree is geared toward developing health professionals and healthcare administrators who are empowered to promote the health and well-being of the populations they serve. 

Learning outcomes

The Health Sciences major from University of West Florida is intended for students interested in career advancement or for those whose goal is to work in the health professions providing service to individuals and communities. Students choose to pursue either the (1) generalized Health Sciences degree, (2) the specialization in Healthcare Administration, (3) the specialization in Public Health, or (4) the specialization in Pre-Healthcare Professional. 

Students interested in pursuing occupational therapy, physical therapy, chiropractic, nutrition, physician assistant or accelerated nursing programs after they graduate should plan early to incorporate the course requirements for those programs, if possible, into their Health Sciences Degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Medical Terminology 
  • Introduction to Global Health Sciences 
  • Legal Fundamentals of Healthcare and Public Health 
  • Understanding U.S. Health Care 
  • Current Topics in Health Informatics 
  • Human Physiology 
  • Gerontology 
  • Epidemiology of Infectious Disease 
  • Data Analysis in the Health Sciences
  • Health Ethics and Professionalism 
  • Medical Disaster Management 

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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General Requirements

  • International Graduate Application and Application Fee
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Official Credential Evaluation
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Graduate Admission Test Scores
  • Immigration Requirements
  • Health Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    218 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 218 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pensacola

  • 892 - 1480 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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