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Undergraduate Certificate In Health Sciences
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Next Start Date
Oct 22, 2018
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Take Your First Step Towards a Career in Healthcare with an Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences

Liberty University’s 100% online Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences will provide you with the foundational knowledge needed to open opportunities in the healthcare field. By expanding your healthcare skill set and understanding of medical knowledge in our certificate program, you will be able to expand your resume.

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

Why Choose Liberty’s Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences?

Our 100% online Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences 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 skill set. While enrolled in our online certificate program, you will be able to continue to manage your family, work, church, and community responsibilities without worrying about taking residential classes.

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

In our Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences, you will be taught by professors who have experience in the field of healthcare. You will develop strong foundational knowledge of how the human body and systems work, as well as the roles they play. By having such a thorough understanding, your ability to communicate with other health professionals and patients will strongly improve. Our certificate courses also provide you with specific medical topics such as illicit and licit drugs and biomedical interrelationships of nutrients in the cycle of life.

Required Courses

  • HLTH 105 Introduction to Health Professions
  • HLTH 221 Applied Human Anatomy & Physiology I                  
  • HLTH 222 Applied Human Anatomy & Physiology II                
  • HLTH 252 Drugs in Society               
  • HLTH 330 Human Nutrition                  
  • HLTH 380 Health Promotion for Aging Populations
Program Highlights
Certificate Information
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Benefits of the Online Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences

  • 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 three 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!

  • By earning your Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • You can complete the Undergraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in about two semesters.

Certificate Information and Requirements

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. 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 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login 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 and complete a High School Self-Certification form. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions 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.

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