Bachelor of Science in Health Science Overview
The world of health care is changing like never before—discover how a health science degree can prepare you for a future in this dynamic and rewarding industry.
Our online health science degree is designed for those who not only want to improve patients’ health, but also enhance their quality of life. This bachelor's program culminates in the successful completion of an original capstone project that allows you to apply what you've learned to a challenging, real-world problem or issue under the mentorship of a faculty advisor.
Curriculum is focused on preparing you to:
- Develop administrative, ethical, and professional skills to prepare you for leadership positions throughout the health care field.
- Gain an understanding of demography, epidemiology, biostatistics, and other tools used to assess community health.
- Understand and apply the concepts of health, healing, and wellness from a broad historical and multicultural perspective.
Accelerated Master’s Degree Options
You can work toward a Purdue Global master’s degree in health care administration, health informatics, health information management, public health, or health education while you earn your bachelor’s of health science. Complete both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in less time and at a lower cost than completing both programs separately. For details and eligibility requirements, speak to an Advisor.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.