The Bachelor of Science in Health Science program is designed to provide the student with content knowledge and skills in the broad areas of health science and health care. Coursework highlights both foundational knowledge and skills as well as overall concepts, values, research methods, and applications that may assist students in the development of a career in health care or health science. Students are taught to apply principles of healthy living to the education of individuals and community, and develop administrative, ethical, and professional skills that may enable them to assume leadership positions in the increasingly diverse health care field. The program could also help students to develop foundational knowledge and skills upon which to build additional competencies.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Science program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue a variety of career opportunities in health care and health science-related industries. Additionally, it helps prepare students for further graduate study and/or professional degrees.
This program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue employment in the field, or for jobs in related fields, the specific job titles of which may not be represented in the program title. Although Kaplan University will assist students with job placement, finding a job is the individual responsibility of the student. The University does not guarantee that any student will be placed in any particular job, eligible for job advancement opportunities, or employed at all.
While the program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue continued graduate-level education, the University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any graduate programs.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Science program consists of a minimum of 180 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be awarded a bachelor of science degree.