You're already making a difference through the work you love. Now take it to the next level with the online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from Southern New Hampshire University. It's a flexible, affordable and uniquely tailored way to build on the skills and experience you've acquired professionally and gain the knowledge to take on new challenges in your chosen clinical discipline.
Exclusively designed for professionals with an associate degree in the allied health field, SNHU's transfer-friendly health science degree online is structured to maximize your transfer of credits for prior coursework - so you can make the most of what you've learned previously and take only the classes you need to obtain your bachelor's degree. At the same time, it lets you enrich your general knowledge base and develop further expertise in specific healthcare-related coursework, preparing you for success in supervisory and management roles.
As an associate degree holder in the allied health discipline, you’re on the lookout for a credible and comprehensive bachelor’s program that maximizes your transfer of credit. SNHU’s health science degree online, with its unique design, enables you to take greater advantage of prior learning, offering an exceptional opportunity for recognition of your associate degree credits.
The online bachelor’s in health sciences is designed to develop the skills you’ll need to advance in your field, with a focus on written and oral communication, computational skills, critical thinking, and societal and cultural context in seven essential core classes.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your health science degree online at SNHU include:
Align yourself with the increasing leadership opportunities in your field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, an anticipated 20% increase in the need for medical health service managers by the year 2026 will intensify the importance of well-qualified, highly experienced individuals ready to meet those needs.*
The bachelor's program in health sciences will put you on a trajectory for success in a management or supervisory role in your chosen health-science field, including but not limited to:
This degree does not lead to licensure in any allied health field. It is designed to provide the non-clinical management skills in many allied health fields.
As a bachelor's in health sciences student at SNHU, you'll learn strong interpersonal communication skills, effective collaborative practices, key financial principles, successful management strategies, policy and regulation assessment, and standards to improve patient care.
SNHU's bachelor's in health sciences program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.