Online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

At Touro University Worldwide, the online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) degree program develops holistic professionals equipped to work effectively as health care and health science professionals. . Discover the opportunities that an online BSHS degree can offer to inspire a career in health care.

Embark on an In-demand Health Care Career

Dr. Lyzette Blanco
Dr. Lyzette Blanco
Director, The Edith Neumann School of Health and Human Services

Our online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree is flexible, affordable, and prepares you for a rewarding career in health services administration, long-term care management, and public health education. In addition, this Health Sciences major can serve as a foundation for those who want to pursue a future master’s degree in the health care field.

To explore their intended career, students can elect one of the concentrations from the following health sciences tracks: 

  • Health Education track
    • Health Education concentration
  • Health Care Administration track
    • Health Care Management concentration
    • Nutrition and Health concentration
  • Long Term Care Administration
    • Long Term Care Administration 

In each concentration track, students build specialized knowledge in their prospective fields, from foundational theories to professional strategies. All BSHS courses are taught by real-world professionals providing an applied perspective to addressing health outcomes and disparities.

What makes the TUW online BSHS degree different?

  • Affordable tuition – As an accredited nonprofit university, Touro University Worldwide offers our students affordable tuition and no additional costs for textbooks. Ask a financial aid advisor about our scholarships.
  • Experienced faculty – The faculty is comprised of dedicated educators who are also experienced health care professionals.
  • Cutting-edge courses – Coursework focuses on real-world skills
  • Flexible – 100% online bachelor’s degree program
  • Specialize – Customize your online BSHS degree with career-ready tracks and concentrations.
  • Start ASAP – With accelerated 8-week terms, we can offer 6 start dates throughout the year
  • Complete Your Degree – Transfer up To 90 Credits to complete your undergraduate degree.
  • Dedicated Advisement  – We strive to support our online students as they progress through their degree including Career Services

Note: This degree does not lead to any form of licensure or certification.

Health Sciences Major Career Outlook

The demand for health professionals as administrators, educators and community workers is on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care occupations are predicted to grow 13% from 2021 to 2031. Graduates pursue varied health care careers serving as health educators, community health organizers, and facility and lab managers, in the public and private sectors. With the TUW online BSHS degree, you are prepared to serve a critical role in addressing the ever-growing needs of the health care system.

    Tuition Information

    TUW’s affordable tuition is $400 per semester credit unit for the online BSHS degree program. A range of tuition assistance programs are available to prospective students to help reduce the out-of-pocket expenses associated with continued education, including scholarships and student loans.

    Many employers offer tuition assistance programs, so speak with your human resource representative to find out if additional financial support is available to you. Touro University Worldwide tuition assistance counselors are available to determine your eligibility for financial aid and other tuition assistance programs.

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    Program Requirements

    The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences curriculum requires a total of 120 credit hours for completion, focusing on real-world applications of course theory.

    The time to complete the online Health Sciences degree can vary based on several factors, including the number of credits accepted for transfer and whether or not students take time off between courses. Full-time students (12 credits per semester for three semesters each academic year) can complete the online BSHS degree in three and a half years. Students who enroll part-time (six credits per semester for three semesters each academic year) complete the program in seven years.

    Health Sciences Program Tracks

    Students specialize the Bachelor’s in Health Science degree through the selection of one of the following concentrations:

    Admission Requirements

    Students seeking to enroll in Touro University Worldwide’ s online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for admission:

    • Be a high school graduate.
    • Have successfully completed the General Educational Development (GED) test.
    • Be a transfer student in good academic standing from another accredited college or university.

    Students, who meet one of the above criteria, will be required to complete the following steps in order to be admitted and enrolled:

    1. Submit an application.
    2. As a non-profit organization committed to serving the underserved, Touro University Worldwide has waived the $60 application fee for all prospective students.
    3. Submit official transcripts from all institutions attended. Transcripts must come directly from the issuing institutions. Students who completed college coursework outside the United States must have their transcripts translated and evaluated. (See International Admissions for additional information.) Students are required to complete step 3 by the end of their first term of enrollment.
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    Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.

    For more information on WSCUC, visit or write WSCUC at 1080 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 500, Alameda, CA 94501.

    Jumpstart your career with our online BSHS Degree

    Touro University Worldwide’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree program provides a gateway to a rewarding health care career. What’s more, through the program’s concentrations, students can specialize their professional path to meet their interests and goals. Request information to learn more about this flexible online bachelor’s degree in health sciences.