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Health Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
A major in Health Science is meant to provide a bridge between study in the natural sciences and the application of science principles to diverse health-related professions.
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Overview

The B.A. in Health Science is designed to meet the needs of two groups of students: 

1) undergraduates preparing for post-baccalaureate study in a health profession; and 2) those already credentialed health professionals who are seeking to complete a Bachelor's degree. For both categories of students, the major in health science combines study in the natural sciences with liberal arts study through the Core Curriculum. The health science major also offers substantial general elective credits, which a student can use to add a second major or a minor, or to further one's background in the sciences or liberal arts.

Health Science Option 1 Major is meant to prepare students for health profession study in graduate school. For example, this option is suitable for undergraduates preparing to attend graduate programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Clinical-Nutrition Dietetics, Health Information Management, and Physician Assistant at another institution.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Health Professions
  • Biology of Aging
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Health Psychology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

    • Apply Online or Printable Application
    • Secondary/High School Transcript and Diploma (with notarized English translation)
    • Post-secondary Academic Transcript, if applicable (with notarized English translation)
    • International Student Agreement
    • Affidavit of Support - signed your financial sponsor
    • Official Recent Bank Statement of Sponsor
      • Bank statement must be dated within 12 months of the planned semester start date
      • Final balance on the bank statement should document the financial capability of your sponsor to cover at least one academic year of estimated expenses
      • Bank statement should document the currency of the account 
    • Copy of Passport Photo Page
    • $50 Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburgh

  • 1148 - 1950 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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