Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Accelerating Health Science Innovations


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Are you interested in working in the healthcare field? Maybe you want to work with patients, doctors, or nurses. Maybe you’re interested in reporting on current events in healthcare or helping patients navigate insurance and other administrative concerns. By earning Liberty University’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, you can become better prepared to work in one of the allied health professions.

Our health science degree online is designed to provide you with academic knowledge integrated with a biblical worldview – so you can practice healthcare ethically. You can also gain the skills and tools needed to apply to a graduate program or pursue entry-level positions immediately after completing your degree.

As a pioneer in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to design an online degree program capable of helping you learn new concepts, master new skills, impart knowledge, and prepare for career success without detracting from the things that matter most – like your job, family, and community. Partner with us to earn your bachelor’s in health science degree online and start making a difference in the lives of patients and other healthcare workers.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Choosing where to earn your degree is an important decision. At Liberty, we understand the weight of this decision, and we are excited that you are considering our program. Here are some of the reasons why you should pursue your online degree in health science with Liberty University:

  • Credibility | Liberty University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Earning your online health science degree from a university with this sort of recognition can help set you apart and prepare you to pursue your goals with confidence.
  • Flexibility | Our health sciences bachelor’s degree is 100% online with 8-week courses and 8 different start dates each year. You can earn your degree while continuing to devote time to other priorities – like your job, church, and family.
  • Integrity | At Liberty, our mission is Training Champions for Christ. We honor that mission by incorporating biblical principles into all of our coursework, so you can become an ethical professional who values integrity.
  • Opportunities | Job opportunities in the allied health professions are practically limitless. By completing this program, you can explore a wide variety of entry-level positions. Plus, if you pair our program with a certification in the medical field or pursue graduate studies, your options can grow.

Health sciences is an exciting and diverse field that allows you to work in a variety of settings. You may choose to work in direct patient care, to manage or assist other medical professionals, or to work in healthcare data and administration. Our program can help prepare you to start your career upon graduation or to complete graduate programs or certifications to further develop your skills.

By completing our bachelor of health science online, you can learn how to:

  • Access, evaluate, and use evidence-based research effectively and appropriately
  • Demonstrate knowledge of medical terminology and effective written communication
  • Evaluate the nature and role of health from a biblical worldview
  • Integrate legal and ethical principles into professional decision-making
  • Use critical thinking strategies as a basis for identifying and addressing issues within the health sciences profession

This health degree online consists of 2 sections: major foundational courses and health sciences courses. The major foundational courses of this health science degree program consist of 2 courses: statistics, and science and society. From there, our health sciences degree online ventures into major coursework.

Our health science bachelor degree online will guide you through an overview of legal and ethical issues in healthcare. You will also study healthcare administration, financial analysis and management, research and evidence-based practice, chemistry for health science professionals, and the history of life. In addition, this bachelor of health science online will guide you through applied human anatomy and physiology, human nutrition, public and community health for business, and wellness and behavior theories for business.

Lastly, this online health science degree covers principles of epidemiology, biostatistics for business, and fundamental medical terminology. This online bachelor’s degree in health science is rounded out by free elective courses – meaning you’ll be able to choose specific topics of study that you’re most interested in or passionate about.

Don’t put your career potential on hold any longer. Partner with us, earn a valuable credential, learn new skills, and launch your career in the health sciences.

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Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 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!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.