About this Fully-Online Degree

Gain the expertise you need to excel in the growing field of Health Sciences.

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Learning Outcomes for BS in Health Science

  1. The student will be knowledgeable of legal and ethical decision making and future trends with health related professions and careers.
  2. The student will be knowledgeable of psychological, social, and physical health science concepts that influence local and global communities.
  3. The student will be knowledgeable of basic administrative techniques, models and tools, with respect to health care management finance and leadership.
  4. The students will have the ability to analyze local and global health topics that influence disease treatment, legislation, prevention, and outcomes.
  5. The student will be able to demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills in topics related to the health science professions.
  6. The student will develop the ability to analyze and interpret research as related to health professions and current trends in health care. 

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Shawnee State’s Bachelor of Science is fully online, and, with a major in Health Science, provides a natural baccalaureate degree pathway for many health-related careers. The BSHS can serve as a baccalaureate completion degree for many health-related associate degrees.

Students can choose to earn this online degree independently or paired with an associate degree, as well as select a minor of interest to supplement the knowledge gained through the health science curriculum. The degree requirements are flexible to allow opportunities for entrance and advancement in a wide variety of health-related fields.

Approved Combination Associate Degrees

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