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Health Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Bellevue, NE, United States
Do you have a passion for people and a desire to influence their health choices? Turn that passion into a professional career in the healthcare industry. The Health Science program at Bellevue University integrates multiple disciplines into the study of health, illness, and disease prevention including sciences, psychology, health and human development, and leadership.

Overview

The Health Science program at Bellevue University is designed to prepare you to enter a wide range of healthcare professions from clinical informatics to patient advocacy. Additionally, the degree can launch you towards various medical school or pre-professional programs such as pre-physician assistant, pre-physical or pre-occupational therapy, or pre-dental.

The flexible health degree program offers a personalized approach that can fit your life and career:

  • Offered in-class or online
  • Major can be customized to align with your clinical or non-clinical career goals
  • May sharpen skills in a specific area or prep you for Med school

Program Outcomes

Bellevue University’s Bachelor's in Health Science degree will prepare graduates to do the following:

  • Apply critical thinking skills for informed problem solving and decision making.
  • Utilize inter-professional collaboration for improved communication and teamwork.
  • Transfer scientific principles to healthcare applications for improved health outcomes.
  • Analyze health, illness, injury, and disease prevention across the lifespan for individuals and communities.
  • Employ ethical principles for effective leadership within clinical and non-clinical settings.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:  

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Wellness for Life
  • Nutrition Through the Life Span
  • Medical Terminology and Documentation 
  • Health Communication 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application Form
  • Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • An official evaluation of foreign credentials
  • Verification of funds to show sufficient funds to study in the United States

Tuition Fee

  • International

    299 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    299 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bellevue

  • 1018 - 1570 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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