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Degrees and Programs

The Waters College of Health Professions (WCHP) offers a variety of degree programs in health-related fields. Explore your interests in the following degree programs and find out which program is right for you.

Program NameLocationProgram LevelDescriptionCollege Site
WCHP.BHS.51000001.XXBachelor of Health Science DegreeHealth Sciences (BHS)Savannah, OnlineBachelor's DegreeWCHP124The Bachelor of Health Sciences at Georgia Southern University empowers students with a holistic understanding of health, encouraging expertise in applied health sectors. The curriculum fosters real-world exposure, evidence-based practice, and community responsiveness, readying graduates for diverse health professions.General Health Sciencehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/hk/health-sciences/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11636BHSWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Undergraduate In-Person & Fully Online$2,732.00$9,641.00$2,731.95Business, Human PhysiologyN/A
WCHP.BSK.31050501.XXBachelor of Science in Kinesiology Degree in Exercise ScienceExercise Science (BSK)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeWCHP124The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at Georgia Southern University explores the multifaceted relationship between exercise and the body. This program prepares students for careers in fitness centers, research labs, cardiac rehabilitation, or for pursuing advanced degrees in medicine or rehabilitation sciences. Specialized concentration in allied health and graduate school enhances readiness for diverse professional paths.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/hk/exercise-science-2/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11644BSKWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Undergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AHuman PhysiologyN/A
WCHP.BSMLS.51100501.XXBachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science DegreeMedical Laboratory Science (BSMLS)Online, SavannahBachelor's DegreeWCHP124The B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science program will train you to apply chemistry, mathematics and biology to test and provide diagnostic data of body specimens to physicians.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/clinical/medical-laboratory-science/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11655BSMLSWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Undergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AHuman Physiology, ScienceN/A
WCHP.BSN.51380101.XXBachelor of Science in Nursing Degree in NursingNursing (BSN)Statesboro, SavannahBachelor's DegreeWCHP124As a pre licensure student, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program provides you with in-depth training through clinical experience, simulation labs and rigorous academic education.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/nursing/bsn-program/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11622BSNWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Undergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AHuman PhysiologyN/A
WCHP.BSN.51380105.XXBachelor of Science in Nursing, RN to BSN Degree in Nursing, RN to BSNNursing RN-BSN - Online (BSN)OnlineBachelor's DegreeWCHP120Designed exclusively for currently registered nurses who wish to earn a BSN degree, the online RN-BSN program will advance your nursing career for specialty and leadership positions. Courses emphasize professional nursing practice and leadership skills.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/nursing/online-rn-to-bsn-program/https://chp.georgiasouthern.edu/nursing/programs/online-rn-to-bsn/bsn-admissions/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11621BSNWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Undergraduate Fully OnlineN/AN/A$2,731.95Human PhysiologyN/A
WCHP.BSRS.51090701.XXBachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences DegreeRadiologic Sciences (BSRS)Savannah, OnlineBachelor's DegreeWCHP130Georgia Southern University's Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences program offers students diverse specializations in the cutting-edge field of medical technology. Concentrations include Cardiovascular Interventional Science, Sonography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiography, and Radiation Therapy. The program also provides degree completion options for certified professionals in radiologic sciences through in-person and online formats.Concentration: Cardiovascular/Interventional Science
Concentration: Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Concentration: Nuclear Medicine
Concentration: Radiation Therapy
Concentration: Radiography
Track: Bridge Program
Track: Special Options Program
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/clinical/radiologic-sciences/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11653BSRSWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Undergraduate In-Person & Fully Online$2,732.00$9,641.00$2,731.95Human PhysiologyN/A
WCHP.BS.51020101.XXBachelor of Science Degree in Communication Sciences and DisordersCommunication Sciences and Disorders (BS)SavannahBachelor's DegreeWCHP124The Communication Sciences and Disorders degree provides preparation in the normal processes of communication and its development, as well as in the identification and treatment of communication disorders.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/clinical/communication-sciences-and-disorders-b-s/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11626BSWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Undergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/ACommunicationN/A
WCHP.BS.19050101.XXBachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition and Food ScienceNutrition and Food Science (BS)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeWCHP124Georgia Southern's Nutrition and Food Science B.S. program offers in-depth learning through real-world projects, labs, and internships. The program offers three areas of emphasis: Dietetics, Food Science/Food Systems Administration, and Community Nutrition. Students can also pursue a minor in Nutrition and Food Science. The Dietetics program is ACEND-accredited.Community Nutrition
Dietetics
Food Science/Food Systems Administration
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/hk/nutrition-food-science/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11631BSWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Undergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AHuman Physiology, ScienceN/A
WCHP.BS.51090801.XXBachelor of Science Degree in Respiratory TherapyRespiratory Therapy (BS)Savannah, OnlineBachelor's DegreeWCHP130Graduates of the Respiratory Therapy B.S. program are eligible for two credentials after graduation, and would be eligible for three board sub-specialist certifications after significant experience and training under medical direction.Track: Bridge Programhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/clinical/respiratory-therapy/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11646BSWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Undergraduate In-Person & Fully Online$2,732.00$9,641.00$2,731.95Human PhysiologyN/A
WCHP.BS.31050401.XXBachelor of Science Degree in Sport ManagementSport Management (BS)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeWCHP124The Sport Management Bachelor of Science program explores the professional side of sports (commercial, managerial and legal) and provides you with academic preparation and hands-on training for success in a highly competitive field.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/hk/sport-management-bs/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11627BSWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Undergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/ABusinessN/A
WCHP.CERS.51230800.XXCertificate of Less than One Year In Tactical AthleteTactical Athlete (Certificate Program)Savannah, OnlineUndergraduate CertificateWCHP9The Tactical Athlete certificate program provides fundamental and advanced instruction in assessing and improving endurance, strength, and mobility for individuals seeking to enhance their physical performance. This program includes courses covering corrective exercises, programming for various activities, and practical application through semester-long projects.

Note: Only available to active duty, national guard or reservists.
Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/tactical-athlete-initiative/tactical-athlete-certificate-tac/https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfldYOx4K0oqQkfuVG-YsmmPqGcp_OKcVCDQ5ybYaaAGjFL5A/viewformhttps://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11624CERSWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Undergraduate Fully OnlineN/AN/A$2,731.95N/A
WCHP.DNP.51380101.XXDoctor of Nursing Practice DegreeNursing Practice (DNP)OnlineDoctoral DegreeWCHP77The Doctor of Nursing Practice is a professional terminal degree with an applied nursing focus. The program is designed for advanced practice nurses who possess the knowledge, skills and values necessary to actively improve the health care delivery system of the nation.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/nursing/doctor-of-nursing-practice-dnp/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/onlinednp/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11866DNPWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Graduate Online Tier 3N/AN/A$4,668.00Human PhysiologyFall: No Admit | Spring: No Admit | Summer: March 1
WCHP.DPT.51230800.XXDoctor of Physical Therapy DegreePhysical Therapy (DPT)SavannahDoctoral DegreeWCHP134The Doctor of Physical Therapy program provides you with the scientific knowledge and principles needed to examine, diagnose, develop prognoses, treat, document, measure outcomes, and instruct persons of all ages with movement disorders.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/clinical/doctor-of-physical-therapy/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/physical-therapy-dpt/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11907DPTWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Graduate In-Person$3,318.00$13,259.00N/AHuman PhysiologyFall: No Admit | Spring: No Admit | Summer: October 1
WCHP.MSAT.51091300.XXMaster of Science in Athletic Training DegreeAthletic Training (MS)SavannahMaster's DegreeWCHP60The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) will train you in injury prevention and wellness protection as you learn the techniques of therapeutic intervention and emergency care. Alumni work in a variety of workplace settings and with age levels ranging from youth to senior citizens.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/clinical/master-of-science-in-athletic-training/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/master-of-science-in-athletic-training/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11848MSATWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Graduate In-Person$3,318.00$13,259.00N/AHuman PhysiologyFall: No Admit | Spring: No Admit | Summer: March 15
WCHP.MSN.51380101.XXMaster of Science in Nursing DegreeNursing (MSN)OnlineMaster's DegreeWCHP36Nursing Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/nursing/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/applynow/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11869MSNWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Graduate Online Tier 1N/AN/A$3,324.00Education, Human PhysiologyFall: March 1 | Spring: No Admit | Summer: No Admit
WCHP.MS.51020101.XXMaster of Science Degree in Communication Sciences and DisordersCommunication Sciences and Disorders (MS)SavannahMaster's DegreeWCHP57The Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders provides you with the knowledge and skills to prevent, assess, diagnose and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive communication and swallowing disorders in children and adults.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/clinical/communication-sciences-and-disorders-m-s/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/master-of-science-communication-sciences-and-disorders/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11863MSWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Graduate In-Person$3,318.00$13,259.00N/ACommunicationFall: Jan 15 | Spring: No Admit | Summer: No Admit
WCHP.MS.31050501.XXMaster of Science Degree in KinesiologyKinesiology (MS)Statesboro, OnlineMaster's DegreeWCHP30-36Georgia Southern University's Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology offers various graduate programs in areas like Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Sport & Exercise Psychology, with both thesis and non-thesis options. It also includes programs in Coaching Education, Physical Education, and a Strength and Conditioning Certificate, among others, designed to foster specialized skills and knowledge in respective fields.Coaching
Exercise Science
Physical Education
Sport and Exercise Psychology
https://chp.georgiasouthern.edu/hk/graduate/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/applynow/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11850MSWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Graduate In-Person & Fully Online Tier 2$3,318.00$13,259.00$4,296.00Human PhysiologyVaries by Emphasis
WCHP.MS.31050401.XXMaster of Science Degree in Sport ManagementSport Management (MS)OnlineMaster's DegreeWCHP36The M.S. in Sport Management provides academic preparation and practical experience in the skills and techniques you'll need to build a successful career in the sports business and leisure fields.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/hk/online-masters-sport-management/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/master-of-science-sprts-medicine-mssm/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11859MSWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00BusinessFall: July 1 | Spring: No Admit | Summer: No Admit
WCHP.CERM.51380301.XXPost-Master's Certificate In Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse PractitionerAdult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Post-MSN (Grad Cert)OnlineAdvanced Certificate (Post-Master's)WCHP32The Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate enriches an M.S.N. with training to provide care to adult and geriatric patients with acute, chronic and critical conditions. After a gap analysis, the Graduate Program Director creates an individualized program of study.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/nursing/adult-gerontology-acute-care-nurse-practitioner-certificate/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/post-msn-certificate-adult-gerontology-acute-care-nurse-practitioner-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11864CERMWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Graduate Online Tier 1N/AN/A$3,324.00N/A
WCHP.CERM.51380302.XXPost-Master's Certificate In Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse PractitionerAdult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Post-MSN (Grad Cert)OnlineAdvanced Certificate (Post-Master's)WCHP32The Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate supplements an MSN with a specialization in disease prevention and health promotion in adult and geriatric populations. After a gap analysis, the Graduate Program Director creates an individualized program of study.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/nursing/adult-gerontology-primary-care-nurse-practitioner-certificate/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/post-msn-certificate-adult-gerontology-primary-care-nurse-practitioner-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11865CERMWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Graduate Online Tier 1N/AN/A$3,324.00N/A
WCHP.CERM.51381001.XXPost-Master's Certificate In Clinical Nurse Specialist Psychiatric Mental Health NursingPsychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post-MSN (Grad Cert)OnlineAdvanced Certificate (Post-Master's)WCHP18The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate offers specialized training to provide pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies to meet mental health needs of individuals and families across the lifespan.Nonehttps://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11872https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/post-msn-certificate-psychiatric-mental-health-nurse-practitioner/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11872CERMWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
WCHP.CERM.51380501.XXPost-Master's Certificate In Family Nurse PractitionerFamily Nurse Practitioner Post-MSN (Grad Cert)OnlineAdvanced Certificate (Post-Master's)WCHP38The Family Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate augments a previously earned MSN degree with specialty training to deliver family-focused healthcare services. A gap analysis must be performed to create an individualized program of study.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/nursing/family-nurse-practitioner-certificate-overview/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/post-msn-certificate-family-nurse-practitioner/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=15&poid=11867CERMWaters College of Health Professionshttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/chp/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A

Last updated: 4/1/2024