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College of Health Professions & Natural Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Start or Advance Your Career With a Bachelor of Health Science

Flexible and affordable, Wilmington University’s bachelor of health science degree program gives you the knowledge and skills to fill roles that provide managerial, educational and/or clinical expert direction in a health care setting. Available in-person or 100% online, the program is offered as a four-year degree or as a degree completion program for those who hold an associates degree.

Study Alongside Experts in the Field

You’ll receive a strong science foundation and gain proficiencies in health care policy, research, leadership, public health, and medical law from faculty who are active practitioners, experienced with the most current methodologies.

Align Your Health Science Major With Your Professional Interests

Tailor your degree program to meet your career goals by using electives to complete a WilmU certificate program, and/or through meaningful, hands-on cooperative learning experiences that build your skillsets and professional network.

Dual Credit Advantage: Save Time and Tuition

You can use elective courses in this bachelor's degree program to complete a related Dual-Credit Certificate® while you earn your degree or accelerate into your next degree by incorporating master's level coursework — at no extra tuition cost. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

You might consider accelerating into an M.S. in Health Sciences. Find more information about the accelerated B.S. to M.S. in Health Sciences here.

You might also consider accelerating into an M.S. in Management or MBA with a concentration in Health Care Administration. Find more information about this accelerated option here.

Finish your degree faster by transferring credits. Wilmington University accepts up to 90 credits toward this degree.
40 courses 120 total credits

$1,257 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course.
Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit. You only pay for
the courses you need to complete your Health Sciences degree.

Career and Industry Outlook for B.S. in Health Sciences Graduates

A bachelor's degree in Health Sciences opens the door to new positions, including Medical and Health Services Managers. Learn more about Career Resources.

23% job growth

More than 35,000 Annual Openings

$48.99 Median Hourly Earnings


Obtaining a bachelor's in Health Sciences has created a new world of opportunity for me. WilmU's online learning option and awesome faculty made it possible for me to complete this program quickly and significantly advance my career in health care. — Gena Riley, B.S. in Health Sciences

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