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Health Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Allentown, PA, United States
Completion of the Bachelor in Health Science from Cedar Crest College will result in the obtainment of the Health Care Management Certificate, as well as preparation across basic sciences. With the Bachelor’s degree students have the skills to communicate, review and evaluate aspects of the healthcare process.
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Overview

The goal of the bachelor in Health Science program from Cedar Crest College is to develop an individual who can be an effective part of a healthcare team. The program includes biology, chemistry, psychology, and business coursework to serve as the foundation for further clinical training that results in certification or licensure as technicians, therapists, or technologists in specific areas of patient care. Students selecting the Health Science major also complete the Health Care Management certificate. 

The goal of this program is to prepare students to go directly into jobs in the health science sector or to pursue further training in the areas of clinical laboratory services; health information, communication, and administration; mental and social health; technical instrumentation; and therapy and rehabilitation. Qualified health science professionals play a role in the identification and treatment of disabilities, diseases, and disorders and communicate this information to physicians and other health care team members.   

Health Science Major Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Health Science major, students will be able to:

  • Explain the interfaces of health care and business, and evaluate the characteristics required to be a contributory member of a healthcare team.
  • Identify the anatomical structures and explain the physiological functions of the systems of the human body.
  • Describe the foundational concepts and principles of the biological sciences including: cellular structure and function; genetics and molecular biology; evolution and organismal diversity; ecology; and theoretical, descriptive, and analytical chemistry.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Health Professions
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to Health Care Systems
  • Principles of Nutrition
  • Lifespan Development
  • Foundations in Biology
  • Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Principles
  • Introduction to Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

    • Complete a free application: Online CCC International Student Application
    • A required personal essay (minimum of 3 paragraphs)
    • Original score reports of one of the following to demonstrate proficiency in the English language: TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, ACT

* TOEFL or IELTS test must have been taken within the past two years.

    • Official transcripts (academic records) from your high school (secondary school.)

    • One letter of recommendation from a teacher or academic counselor in English or accompanied by a certified English translation.

  • Copy of foreign passport and current U.S. visa (if applicable)
  • Financial/Bank Statements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40967 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40967 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40967 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40967 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Allentown

  • 1110 - 1620 USD/month
    Living Costs

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