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Bachelor of Science in Health Science (BHS) Online Degree

Prepare for an exciting career in healthcare and gain innovative skills to improve patient care and well-being. This degree is the perfect foundation to pursue a master's degree or advance your current career.

Apply By:
August 15, 2024
Classes Start:
September 5, 2024
No Live Lectures
39 Courses
Less than two and a half years
Pay as You Go ($140 per course assessment)


The world needs healthcare workers – answer the call with a Bachelor of Health Science. Gain knowledge and skills in areas of biology, psychology, anatomy, and physiology to make a difference in the rapidly growing, ever-changing field of health science.  This degree builds a solid foundation to build your career or continue to graduate studies.

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What You’ll Learn in the Online BHS Program

Develop valuable skills to jumpstart your career: 

Understand social and biological causes of illness
Analyze health problems and provide solutions
Utilize team building skills to lead projects
Explore ethics including healthcare policies and laws
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Admission Requirements

Anyone who has graduated high school, is proficient in English and is 16 years of age or older can study online at UoPeople.


Curriculum / Courses

The curriculum for the Bachelor’s in Health Science has been custom designed to enhance students’ understanding and knowledge. Students will analyze the cause of global illnesses and disease, lead group projects and examine health policies.

  • 20 Major Courses
  • 19 General Education Courses

Specialize Your Bachelor's Degree In Health Science

Gain the specialized skills you need to get the job you want. Showcase your expertise in a specific field with a certificate and stand out in a highly competitive job market. As a Bachelor of Health Science student, you'll earn these certificates along the way to your Bachelor's degree.

Certificate in Public Health and Health Services
Certificate in Human Biology
Certificate in Epidemiology
Certificate in Behavioral Health

Bachelor's Degree In Health Science Careers

Where will a Bachelor of Science in Health Science take you? Your degree will help prepare for a job as a:

Medical Services Manager
Health Education Specialist
Community Health Worker
Wellness Coordinator

As a UoPeople student, you’re never on your own—our Career Service Center provides resume feedback, networking tips, interview techniques and more.

What Is It Like to Study Health Science at UoPeople?

If you’re interested in a profession within the health field, earning a degree in health science is the first step. Here’s a look at what it’s like at UoPeople

No tuition or enrollment fees

$60 application fee



Bachelor's Degree In Health Science Costs

UoPeople does not charge for tuition, books, or campus expenses. You’ll never have to pay fees for courses upfront. We charge only a $60 application fee, and a $140 assessment fee at the end of each course. This is a huge savings compared to U.S. public universities who charge on average $37,396 for a bachelor's degree. Over the course of your studies at UoPeople, you can expect to pay a total of only $5,520—less if you have credits to transfer in! Our mission is to make it possible for everyone to afford a degree, if you can’t afford these fees scholarships and grants may be available.


Concerned about managing your studies while you work or juggle family life? Don’t be! Over half of our students are successfully studying while working, raising families, or both. You can too! UoPeople is proud to be the world’s most flexible option for earning a high-quality, accredited, 100% online degree. Learn more about how our programs are specially designed to work for you:
Asynchronous Learning
Accessible Technology
Transfer Credits

Common Questions Students Are Asking Us

Questions regarding our academic programs offered at UoPeople

Absolutely! UoPeople has students from over 200 countries and territories.

University of the People is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. 

Absolutely! Classes at UoPeople are small and highly qualified instructors are available to answer students’ questions and offer support. Additionally, each student is connected with a personal Program Advisor at the commencement of their studies, who remains with them until graduation. Program Advisors act as the students’ personal support system throughout their studies. The Program Advisor will answer any questions the student may have, offer academic advice, discuss course selection, and offer encouragement throughout the student’s studies.

Asynchronous learning allows you to learn on your own schedule. You will have access via the UoPeople Online Campus to assignments, lectures, and other learning materials. There are no live lectures or set class times at UoPeople.  

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