Bachelor of Health Science / Health Science
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

University of Missouri-Columbia offers the online BHS with a concentration in Health Science. This degree can help you prepare for a career in a health-related field. If you want to start a nonclinical career or work toward a graduate or professional program in health care, this may be the degree for you.

Core course work covers the following:

  • Public health principles and practice
  • Introduction to health professions
  • Health care in the United States
  • Hands-one experiential learning
  • Introduction to research
  • Clinical ethics

Potential occupational opportunities:

  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution
  • Medical case management
  • Corporate wellness
  • Human services
  • Medical sales


It is recommended that applicants have at least 24 credit hours of applicable college level course work with a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher. 

You may apply as a freshman.

  • ACT/SAT test scores (freshman only)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prerequisite high school courses in math, English, science, social studies, foreign language, and fine arts

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission