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Applied Health Science, B.Sc.

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San Diego, CA, United States
A Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science at Point Loma Nazarene Unversity equips you to implement scientific principles together with practical clinical experience toward improving quality of life for patients in the healthcare and fitness industries.
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Are you driven by curiosity, creativity, and the desire to improve the health of others? Are you equally fascinated by the human body and the sciences? If so, applied health science may be the perfect path for you. Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science at Point Loma Nazarene Unversity prepares you for a rewarding professional career in the rapidly growing healthcare industry. You can use your degree as a springboard for graduate school in health-related fields.

A Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Science can lead to a career in the following:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Chiropractic
  • Podiatry
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Biomechanics
  • Orthotists and Prosthetists
  • Many other Medical, Allied Health, and Academic Careers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    29 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Assessment of Lower Extremity Pathology 
  • Assessment of Head, Spinal, and Upper Extremity Pathology. 
  • Therapeutic Exercise 
  • Therapeutic Modalities and Pharmacology 
  • Pharmacology. 
  • Ecological and EvolutionarySystems (GE) 
  • Microbiology 
  • Genetics 
  • Neuroscience 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Submit the Application for Admission
  • Submit Two Letters of Recommendation (one academic and one spiritual)
  • Submit Two Essays  
  • Pay the $55 Application Fee Online or by Mail  
  • Send Official Transcripts
  • Submit Official Proof of English Proficiency  
  • Request an In-Person, Phone, or Skype Interview (optional but strongly recommended)
  • Submit bank statement(s) or financial support letters
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      36350 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
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    • National

      36350 USD/year
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    General fee: $600/year

    Living costs for San Diego

    • 1400 - 2460 USD/month
      Living Costs

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