Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

Working healthcare professionals can advance their careers with an online bachelor’s degree in Health Science from Grand Canyon University. Students will be challenged to improve their knowledge and skills to provide advanced patient care. Courses emphasize a Christian worldview to help students understand people’s spirituality and cultural experiences when it comes to considering the healthcare needs of the individual.

The program curriculum focuses on four areas of study: patient care, leadership and management, risk management and ethics, and trends and issues. The degree program culminates in a capstone project where students research a topic of interest related to their professional goals. Graduates can choose to stay in their current position, advance into supervisory roles, or pursue a master’s degree in healthcare administration or public health.

Core class topics include the following:

  • Risk management and healthcare regulations
  • Statistics for healthcare professionals
  • Ethical and spiritual decision making in healthcare
  • Leadership and vocation
  • Trends and issues in healthcare

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLCommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

https://www.gcu.edu/academics/accreditation

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants with a 3.0 or higher GPA do not need to submit ACT/SAT scores.