Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
West Virginia State University

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is an online health science degree from West Virginia State University.  This program is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between social factors and health.  You will complete foundational courses in general education along with core health sciences courses along with the community health education courses.  Courses cover such topics as:

  • Statistics
  • Nutrition
  • Sociology
  • Health Assessment

Coursework teaches students to apply relevant theories and develop education programs that address the health needs of target populations.  Graduates are prepared for various careers in health education and other health-related fields.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

West Virginia State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants should have a minimum 3.0 GPA OR a minimum 2.0 GPA and eligible ACT/SAT test scores.