Education >> Browse Articles >> Degrees


Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

AllHealthcare Degree Center

Interested in a career in healthcare, but don’t know what you want to do yet? Check out a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences. This degree encompasses courses that are relevant to almost all healthcare careers including physical and life sciences, medical ethics, and basic patient care. A BS in Health Sciences is awarded after a minimum number of academics units are completed. This typically takes four years as a full-time student. Part-time and online programs allow of flexibility and can increase or decrease the amount of time it takes to finish the degree.

A BS in Health Sciences opens up many doors. With a BS in Health Sciences you can pursue a variety of careers including dental hygiene, paramedics, and respiratory therapy. This degree can also be a stepping stone toward graduate or medical school.

Many Health Sciences programs offer two different tracks: The pre-professional track and the clinical manager track. The pre-professional track is designed for students who wish to further their studies with a master’s level health professions program such as health administration, physical therapy, or health informatics. The clinical manage track is for students who are already healthcare professionals or hold an associate or technical degree.

The variety in coursework and career choices offered by the BS in Health Sciences means that you can go any direction after completing your degree. A BS in Health Sciences gives you the freedom to pursue your dreams.

Career options:
Medical Assistant
Healthcare Administration
Health Informatics
Emergency Medical Services
Dental Hygiene
Health Educator
Occupational Therapy.

For more information, please see the following articles:

10 Most In-Demand Healthcare Jobs

The 10 Coolest Jobs in Healthcare

Top 10 Highest Paying Non-Clinical Careers

AllHealthcare School Finder

Save time in your search for a degree program. Use AllHealthcare's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.

* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.