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College of Health Professions & Natural Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Start or Advance Your Health Care Career with a B.S. in Health Sciences

Flexible and affordable, Wilmington University’s Health Sciences bachelor’s 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 Health Sciences 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 Care Degree with Your Professional Interests

Tailor your Health Sciences B.S. 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.M. or M.B.A. with a concentration in Health Care Administration. Find more information here.

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

$1,197 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course taken at our
New Castle campus or online.
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.

Source: Emsi Economic Modeling, LLC

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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