Get the Skills to Become a Healthcare Sciences Professional – Online
Online Healthcare Sciences Programs
The Healthcare Sciences program is comprised of lab science courses and health science courses that will provide you with a rigorous scientific background applicable to the health profession. Students complete the program in order to gain promotions, develop management and leadership skills, or prepare for graduate-level studies.
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Beal University offers a 20-month* Healthcare Sciences Associate’s Degree for those who wish to take a shorter program and quickly start a career. Alternatively, you can take the remaining courses to complete the 36-month* Bachelor of Science degree, which could lead to increased opportunities and a wider breadth of knowledge.
At Beal University, we offer two Healthcare Sciences programs:
Healthcare Sciences – Associate’s Degree (20 Months*):
If you are looking to quickly start a career in Healthcare, consider our 20-month* Associate of Applied Science Degree program. This program is intended for those who wish to take a faster, less in-depth approach to becoming a Healthcare Sciences professional.
Healthcare Sciences – Bachelor’s Degree (36 Months*):
The 36-month* Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Sciences is a foundational degree for those desiring to enter the healthcare industry in the areas of healthcare management and healthcare advocacy. This program will prepare you for service in a variety of healthcare organizations including hospitals, clinics, and public health institutions. Upon completion of this program, you will feel fully prepared to start a career as a Healthcare Sciences professional.
Transfer Credits Accepted
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Your Future in Healthcare Sciences
Students complete the program in order to gain promotions, develop management and leadership skills, or prepare for graduate-level studies. In addition to attendance in all courses, students will be required to complete out-of-class assignments. These assignments include but are not limited to reading, exercises and problem solving, projects, research, papers, and presentations.
With flexible online and on-campus schedules, smaller class sizes, and accelerated programs, you will feel prepared and supported to pursue your career goals upon graduation.
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During the Healthcare Sciences program, you’ll take courses such as:
- Holistic Approaches to Healthcare
- Healthcare Statistics and Research Methods
- Public Policy and Advocacy
- Medical Law and Ethics
- Pathophysiology and Assessment in Healthcare
- and more!
If you choose to take the 19-month* Healthcare Sciences Associate’s Degree you will not be required to complete all of the courses that appear on this list.
An On-Campus Experience, From Home
Beal University designed the Healthcare Science programs with a student-centric approach to allow the freedom of remote learning. Students will not feel alone, though. Beal’s support system is there to help students succeed within the program, and into their professional careers.
Students will not have to worry about missing out on a traditional learning experience. Group projects, discussion questions, and integrative assignments create an interactive curriculum. Subsequently, this provides a hands-on experience. In addition to this, students can still access campus services such as the writing center, library services, technical support, and career services.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
- Identify and evaluate key personal and organizational ethics affecting healthcare professionals.
- Utilize technology in statistical analysis and data management.
- Examine cultural and diversity issues within interpersonal health care.
- Demonstrate mastery of discipline-specific competencies in the field of health sciences
Upon successful completion of the program, students could enhance an existing healthcare science career, seek, or obtain entry-level employment in a health administration related field. Your Healthcare Sciences degree can be used as an entry point into multiple careers including:
- Health Services Administrator
- Health Services Supervisor/Manager
- Health Education Specialist
- Community Education Specialist
- Community Public Health Coordinator
- Healthcare Customer Success Administrator
- Patient Advocacy Liaison
- and more!
Is a Rewarding Career in Healthcare Science Right for You? Get More Info…
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*Program length when completed in normal time.