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Online Bachelor of Health Science

Format: Online
Credit Hours: 124

Specially crafted for those passionate about fields such as biology, chemistry, kinesiology, nursing or rehab, our bachelor’s degree in health science offers more than just a diploma. It’s a stepping stone to enter diverse health professions or graduate studies. Our curriculum builds your knowledge and know-how, equipping you with practical skills for the real world – from résumé-crafting to honing emotional intelligence.

This flexible program offers a dynamic and interdisciplinary curriculum to prepare you for a wide range of health professions or advanced studies, and you’ll graduate with a career portfolio that will impress future employers.

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Program Highlights

This program is ideal for secondary admit programs or those seeking a comprehensive health degree. Whether you’re aiming to start a career in health or preparing for graduate studies, this program is your stepping stone.

Hightlights include:

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Our 124-credit program is tailored to build a strong foundation in health sciences, emphasizing practical skills like resume writing and interview preparation.
  • Interdisciplinary Approach: Delve into a broad spectrum of health-related topics, preparing you for a versatile career path in the health sector.
  • Online Flexibility: Study at your pace and convenience, ideal for balancing life’s other commitments.

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Career Opportunities

With a health science degree, the career opportunities are vast, varied and valuable. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care occupations are expected to add more jobs in the next decade than any other occupational group.

Explore exciting careers in health care:

  • Community Health Worker
  • Health Education Specialist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Radiography
  • Clinical Management
  • Health Services Administrator

Career-Focused Outcomes

More than just a degree program, our health science major gives you the practical skills to be successful in your career.

Take courses in health sciences and professional topics such as:

  • Nutrition
  • Epidemiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Interprofessional Teams in Healthcare Organizations
  • Professional Development in the Health Sciences
  • Legal Issues in the Health Care Environment
  • And much more!

Our program focuses on:

  • Self-reflection on academic and career paths
  • Effective communication in health professions
  • Critical analysis of scientific literature
  • Developing a career portfolio

Have Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator

McKinley Thomas, Ed.D.
Professor
University Hall 154K
11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419
912-344-2656
mckinleythomas@georgiasouthern.edu

Armstrong Campus

Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Dept #4076
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419
912-344-2548

Statesboro Campus

Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
P.O. Box 8076
Statesboro, GA 30460
912-478-0200
hk-office@georgiasouthern.edu

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Last updated: 1/26/2024