Change Lives by Starting Your Career as a Healthcare Professional
Are you interested in working in the healthcare field? Maybe you want to work with patients, doctors, or nurses. Maybe you’re interested in reporting on current events in healthcare or helping patients navigate insurance and other administrative concerns. By earning Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, you can become better prepared to work in one of the allied health professions.
Our health science degree online is designed to provide you with academic knowledge integrated with a biblical worldview – so you can practice healthcare ethically. You can also gain the skills and tools needed to apply to a graduate program or pursue entry-level positions immediately after completing your degree. Partner with us to earn your bachelor’s in health science degree online – and start making a difference in the lives of patients and other healthcare workers.
Why Choose Liberty’s Online Health Science Degree?
Choosing where to earn your degree is an important decision. At Liberty, we understand the weight of this decision, and we are excited that you are considering our program. Here are some of the reasons why you should pursue your online health science degree with Liberty University:
- Flexibility | Our health sciences bachelor’s degree is 100% online with 8-week courses and 8 different start dates each year. You can earn your degree while continuing to devote time to other priorities – like your job, church, and family.
- Integrity | At Liberty, our mission is Training Champions for Christ. We honor that mission by incorporating biblical principles into all of our coursework, so you can become an ethical professional who values integrity.
- Opportunities | Job opportunities in the allied health professions are practically limitless. By completing this program, you can explore a wide variety of entry-level positions. Plus, if you pair our program with a certification in the medical field or pursue graduate studies, your options can grow.
What Will You Learn in Our Health Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Online?
Health sciences is an exciting and diverse field that allows you to work in a variety of settings. You may choose to work in direct patient care, to manage or assist other medical professionals, or to work in healthcare data and administration. Our program can help prepare you to start your career upon graduation or to complete graduate programs or certifications to further develop your skills.
By completing our bachelor of health science online, you can learn how to:
- Access, evaluate, and use evidence-based research effectively and appropriately.
- Demonstrate knowledge of medical terminology and effective written communication.
- Evaluate the nature and role of health from a biblical worldview.
- Integrate legal and ethical principles into professional decision-making.
- Use critical thinking strategies as a basis for identifying and addressing issues within the health sciences profession.
- BUSI 302 – Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare
- CHEM 108 – Chemistry for Health Science Professionals
- HLTH 105 – Introduction to the Health Professions
- HLTH 330 – Human Nutrition
Highlights of Our B.S. in Health Science Online
- We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online bachelor’s degree in health sciences from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
- Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 6 years – and counting.
- To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all online undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!
- You could complete your B.S. in Health Sciences in as little as 3.5 years.
- Our bachelor’s in health science online program can help prepare you for graduate school or for a variety of entry-level positions in the allied health professions.
Bachelor of Health Science Online Program Information
- This program falls under the School of Health Sciences.
- Download and review the Degree Completion Plan.
- View the Undergraduate Health Sciences Course Guides (login required).
Military Benefits for Our Health Science Bachelor’s Degree Online
Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.
As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:
- Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
- Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
- 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
- Potential college credit for military training
Career Opportunities for B.S. Degree in Health Sciences Graduates
By earning your bachelor’s in health sciences, you can prepare to pursue a variety of roles in hospitals, research laboratories, private offices, clinics, rehabilitation facilities, and government agencies. Some of the positions you may qualify for include:
- Community health or public health worker
- Health journalist
- Hearing aid specialist*
- Hospital or physician’s office manager
- Medical administrative assistant
- Medical staff relations specialist
- Patient care advocate
- Patient care services worker
- Pharmaceutical sales representative
- Ultrasound technician*
*Requires additional certification or education
Admission Requirements for Our Online Health Bachelor’s Degree
Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information.
All applicants must submit the following:
- Admission application
- Application fee*
- Official college transcripts
- Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
- High School Self-Certification form and official high school transcripts within first 12 credit hours
- Proof of English proficiency
*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.
**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.