Online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Affordable Tuition
100% Online Coursework
Three Concentrations

Get empowered to promote the health and well-being of others.

Through University of West Florida’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree, you can become a health professional or healthcare administrator who is empowered to promote the health and well-being of others. With three concentrations to choose from — general health sciences, healthcare administration and public health — you can tailor your degree to meet your career goals. Featuring innovative teaching strategies with real-world-based projects and team-based learning, our program will prepare you for a wide range of in-demand careers or further graduate study.

Take the first step toward a rewarding and challenging career in providing health services to individuals and communities.

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Concentrations

With three concentrations to choose from — general health sciences, healthcare administration and public health — you can tailor your degree to meet your career goals.

Health Sciences

  • Gain general fundamental health knowledge
  • Provide health services to individuals and communities
  • Become an occupational therapist, nutritionist or physician assistant with further education

Healthcare Administration

  • Work in hospitals, insurance or at an outpatient clinic
  • Fast-growing, in-demand field
  • Gain real-world experience through an internship

Public Health

  • Enter a career in an area such as consultation, environmental health or maternal and child health
  • Grow your understanding about public health practice
  • Prepare for graduate work in public health

Start Dates

First Fall Start

Start Date: August 24, 2020

Second Fall Start

Start Date: October 19, 2020

First Spring Start

Start Date: January 11, 2021

Second Spring Start

Start Date: March 15, 2021

First Summer Start

Start Date: June 07, 2021

Why Should You Pursue Our B.S. in Health Sciences?

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Specialized Degree

With concentrations available in general health sciences, health administration and public health, you can personalize your degree to match your career goals.

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Prepare for an In-Demand Career

With the aging population and significant healthcare changes, the health industry is expected to grow substantially, with 2.4 million jobs added through 2026.

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Top-Ranked Program

UWF’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences was recently named one of the best in the nation by BestColleges.com.

Health Sciences Careers

After you have graduated, you can seek a career in a variety of fast-growing areas within health sciences. Some of the potential career outcomes include:

  • Medical Records Technician

    Medical records technicians manage medical records. Using various systems, they classify patient information for insurance purposes and databases and maintain treatment histories.

    Job Growth: 15 percent

    Median Annual Salary: $39,200

  • Assisted Living Facility Administrator

    Assisted living facility administrators, also known as nursing home administrators, manage the admissions, finances, staff and care of a facility and its residents.

    Job Growth: 20 percent

    Median Annual Salary: $82,950

  • Medical Group Practice Office Manager

    Medical or health services managers, also called healthcare administrators, are in charge of planning and directing the services within a healthcare institution.

    Job Growth: 20 percent

    Median Annual Salary: $98,350

  • Health Educator

    Advocates for the health of individuals and communities, health educators evaluate health-related needs and develop programs to help educate people on various health topics.

    Job Growth: 16 percent

    Median Annual Salary: $45,360

* Job growth (from 2016 through 2026) and median annual salary (as of 2017) figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Benefits of Online Learning

With our affordable program’s convenient online format, you can easily fit your studies into your busy schedule while building a strong foundation in the skills you need to succeed in your career.

  • Learn from experienced faculty in a personalized environment
  • Grasp concepts through innovative, high-tech learning strategies
  • Have access to numerous resources

We Are Here For You

From enrollment through graduation, you’ll have support throughout your entire educational experience at the University of West Florida.

  • Enrollment Counselors

    Enrollment counselors will guide you through the admission process, helping you find the right program and answering all of your questions.

  • Transcript Team

    Our transcript team will review your transcripts if you’ve already earned credits at another higher education institution.

  • Advising Assistants

    Advising assistants will provide you with encouragement and assistance as you complete your studies.

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