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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With three concentrations to choose from — general health sciences, healthcare administration and public health — you can tailor your degree to meet your career goals.
- Gain general fundamental health knowledge
- Provide health services to individuals and communities
- Become an occupational therapist, nutritionist or physician assistant with further education
- Work in hospitals, insurance or at an outpatient clinic
- Fast-growing, in-demand field
- Gain real-world experience through an internship
- 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
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?
With concentrations available in general health sciences, health administration and public health, you can personalize your degree to match your career goals.
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.
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
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.