Undergraduate Certificate In Health Sciences
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the certificate total
Next Start Date
Feb 15, 2021
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Prepare for a Career in Healthcare with an Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences

Health science is a broad field that deals with all aspects of healthcare services. With the tremendous growth it’s experiencing, the health sciences industry offers many diverse career options to people looking to take the first steps towards becoming a nurse, pharmacist, technician, medical coder, or an administrator. A certificate in health sciences is the quickest way of entering this rewarding sector.

If you are looking for a certificate level training on the administrative side of healthcare, you may be interested in our Undergraduate Certificate in Healthcare Management.

Why Choose Liberty’s Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences?

Our health sciences certificate is taught by professors who are committed to preparing you for a successful career through engaging classes that test your medical knowledge. By enrolling in our health sciences certificate program, you will gain access to a multitude of resources that will further your training and knowledge base.

This certificate can be complete 100% online, which means you can remain involved with your family, work, church, and community while pursuing your education. 

What Will You Learn in the Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences?

In Liberty’s Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences, you will study how the human body and its systems work, as well as the roles they play in the overall health and wellness of the body. By gaining a thorough understanding of the field, your ability to communicate with other health professionals and patients will strongly improve. 

Required Courses

  • HLTH 105 – Introduction to Health Professions
  • HLTH 221 – Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology I                  
  • HLTH 222 – Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology II                
  • HLTH 252 – Drugs in Society               
  • HLTH 330 – Human Nutrition                  
  • HLTH 380 – Health Promotion for Aging Populations


Certificate Information
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Benefits of our Online Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences

  • Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by BestColleges.com — and one of the top 10 online schools in America by Niche.com. Earning your online certificate from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition will set you apart from others in your field.

  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve 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 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 can complete our Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in about 2 semesters.

Health Sciences Certificate Information

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Military Benefits

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
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set log in times

Admission Requirements for Online Undergraduate Certificate Programs

Applicants must have a 1.5 or above cumulative combined GPA for all accredited colleges previously attended. 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**
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • 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.

**Please note: You cannot be accepted for this program until Liberty has your official transcripts.