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Health Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The goal of the Health Science major is to develop an individual who can be an effective part of a health care 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 major 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.  

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:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    59

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General Requirements

To be considered for admission into Cedar Crest College, students must complete a high school curriculum including four years of English, three years of History, three years of Math, and two years of a lab science. To apply as a first-year student:

  • Official high school transcripts
  • Personal essay
  • Recommendation form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38616 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38616 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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Funding

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