Health Sciences

Health Sciences

Prepare to advance health care professionals’ careers in clinical practice, leadership, health and wellness, or health care informatics with the help of this health science bachelor’s degree.

Program Details

Build your career with this next step designed for health care professionals who already have a specialized health care associate degree. A Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree will help expand your skillset with leadership training and a holistic overview of the health care industry.

Through interprofessional collaboration, the BSHS program empowers and educates health professionals from a variety of professional disciplines to improve delivery of health care with options to:

  • Advance their clinical imaging practice with didactic and clinical experiences to become eligible for additional certifications
  • Excel as leader in either a clinical or administrative role
  • Adopt a holistic perspective about health and wellness
  • Build the necessary skills for a future in the growing field of health informatics.

This program is designed for working health care professionals who don’t want to pause their lives to earn another degree. Through primarily online courses, you’ll learn alongside expert faculty who support your personal and professional growth to complete the degree in approximately seven semesters. Take a blend of online and on-campus courses, with a flexible schedule that works for you. Students who transfer in credits, or take additional courses per semester, may complete the degree in less time.


The mission of the BSHS program is to foster professional growth through multi-disciplinary collaboration, empowering and educating health professionals to lead in the health care community.


To provide exceptional educational experiences and community engagement to cultivate passionate health care professionals who improve delivery of health care worldwide.

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Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

This program is open to those who already hold an associate degree in a specified health care field.

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Tuition & Fees

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Course Delivery

Course Delivery

Courses in this program are
offered online only.

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Science and Humanities Requirements
Health Sciences, Interprofessional Collaborative & Concentration Requirements
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Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000.

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Meet the Faculty

Jim Christie

Jim Christie, MPH, RRT

Faculty - Assistant Department Chair

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Karen Dielmann

Karen McMillen Dielmann, D.Ed., SHRM-CP, PHR

Associate Professor, Division of Health Sciences

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