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Health Science and Administration, B.A.S.

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Program Overview

The Health Science and Administration, Bachelor of Applied Science bridges allied healthcare professionals who hold a two-year degree and current healthcare licensure or certification to a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree.

Students will learn complementary, communication, technical and administrative skills necessary to enhance their preparation for working in these industries. Choosing a Health Science and Administration, B.A.S. degree prepares students for a robust and versatile advanced career in a large interdisciplinary healthcare arena. Graduates are able to gain higher level and/or administrative positions in a variety of settings such as schools, hospitals, government agencies, private or community agencies or non-profit organizations.

Career options include:

  • Home health care coordinator
  • Health maintenance organization care coordinator
  • Insurance company health coach
  • Long-term care health coordinator
  • Health navigator

"The program prepares students for a robust and versatile career in a large interdisciplinary health care arena."

- Dr. Carol Foust, Director of Health Sciences

Frequently Asked Questions

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    What is the application process?

    Students will apply using the online application. Once all required documents have been received and an applicant is deemed eligible for admission, an applicant will be accepted to both the University and to the School of Health Sciences and Human Movement simultaneously. 

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    When can I start?

    The online classes are 8 weeks long and run twice per semester. This means you can start classes in August, October, January, March, April, and June.

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    How much time can I expect to spend on coursework each week?

    Because you are getting 16 week's worth of content in 8 weeks, you should expect to spend at least 10-15 hours per week on coursework, assignments, and studying. Be sure to practice good time management and spread out your assignments throughout the week to not feel overwhelmed.
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    How long will it take me to graduate?

    Your graduation timeframe greatly depends on the number of classes you take at once. On average, students take between 1-2 courses per term and graduate within 2 years. Upon admission to the program, you and your advisor will create a personalized degree plan that fits your needs.
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