Health Sciences

Is the health sciences major right for you?

School of Health and Human Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) program offers the opportunity to earn a baccalaureate degree in the general field of health sciences. Courses can be taken on campus, online, or in a combination of the two methods to fit your learning style.

The Department of Health Sciences also offers three certificate options, all of which are completed 100% online: certificate in gerontology, certificate in global health and rehabilitation studies, and certificate in rehabilitation and disability.

The flexibility of the BSHS program provides enough elective credits to earn a minor or a certificate, prepare for graduate program prerequisites, or complete an internship.

Through a collaboration with the School of Informatics and Computing, the integrated degree program allows students to complete a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and a Master of Science in Health Informatics within five years.

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Health sciencesFall 2019 and beyond
Health sciencesFall 2018–summer 2019
Health sciencesFall 2017–summer 2018

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Health sciences

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Admission requirements

  • Have a 2.5 cumulative IU GPA
  • Note: Only students who have been admitted to SHHS can enroll in 300- and 400-level HLSC courses.

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Health and Life Sciences Cluster

This major belongs to the Health and Life Sciences (HLS) cluster.

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