Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Science

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Science

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  • 100% online
  • Generous transfer policy
  • Multiple start dates
  • Taught by experienced professionals

Start Dates

Spring A – MOD 3
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Gain the Credential for Success in a Variety of Medical Care Settings

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 50% of American adults suffer from a chronic health condition such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease or arthritis. Advancements in technology and medical research have introduced new treatment methods for those suffering, along with an increased need for new skilled healthcare professionals. Gain essential administrative skills and prepare for success in the business of healthcare with the online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Science from Alvernia University.

Through career-driven courses, you’ll build a solid academic foundation for your career and gain a strong understanding of industry topics including community health administration, healthcare advocacy, health and wellness over the lifespan and more. Delivered through Alvernia’s interactive online classroom, this program will allow you to balance your education with your full-time responsibilities and learn when it’s convenient for your schedule. Upon completion of the program, you’ll have the credential to pursue a master’s degree, and the skills to succeed in a variety of healthcare science careers.

Your healthcare science career begins with the online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Science degree from Alvernia.

  • 100% Online

    Complete your coursework completely online through asynchronous format.

  • Generous Transfer Policy

    Finish your degree faster by applying up to 75 previously earned credits to your online program.

  • Learn from Experienced Professionals

    Receive personalized attention from expert educators with years of professional industry experience.

Advance Your Career

Alvernia’s online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Science degree will prepare you for a meaningful career in diverse medical settings, including healthcare agencies, government organizations and more.


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Alvernia’s online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Science program is competitively priced at $515 per credit, plus a $50 fee per credit hour applied for each course. Requiring the completion of 123 credits, this program costs $69,495 total. When transferring the maximum number of credits allowed, you can finish your degree for $27,120 total.*

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and transfer credits. Speak to an enrollment counselor for a personalized estimate of time to completion.

Accreditations and Affiliations

Alvernia University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). For information about Alvernia’s accreditation, write to MSCHE, 3624 Market St., Second Floor West, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, or call (267) 284-5000.

About Alvernia

Alvernia University has a long-standing commitment to help students develop their innate talents, discover their passions and lead successful lives with deep meaning and purpose.

Through real-world experiences, students graduate prepared for success in the workplace, which is why Alvernia has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the 2021 Best Regional Universities in the North. Schools are ranked by comparing educational outcomes, peer assessments, student excellence, faculty resources and alumni giving among more than 1,500 colleges in the region.

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