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BS in Health Studies

Work to improve care for those in need.

Gain a broad understanding of our healthcare system through Walden's BS in Health Studies program.

Our online program allows you to:

  • Explore topics and issues influencing healthcare legislation and outcomes
  • Analyze concerns with healthcare delivery
  • Strategize ideas that can improve disease treatment and prevention

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: May 30, 2017
Duration: 48 months
Transfer Credits: Up to 135 quarter credits
Limited-Time Offer: $3,000 grant for eligible students

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In this concentration you can discover how a child’s cultural, familial, and communal surroundings shape his or her development.

Learn how to develop long-term measures for preventing future diseases, leading relief efforts, and assessing the needs of victims.

Analyze how communication between organizations and individuals differs in a variety of settings to achieve positive outcomes in health promotion and healthcare delivery.

Learn how to be receptive to differences across various cultural and ethical groups, and manage diversity issues in a global setting.

Discover how you can support clinical and managerial decision-making using information technology.

Focus on ways to achieve a broader perspective of a healthcare leadership role, and ways to increase global awareness of health issues prevalent in the world today.

Examine the most pressing health issues in our society today, and learn to empower individuals and communities to prioritize their health and wellness.

Explore the challenges faces by communities today associated with disease, illness, and injury, in a cross-cultural setting.

Custom-tailor your course studies to support your career goals and choose up to six courses from any concentration in the program.

Accelerate Into Master's (AIM)

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Walden's unique curriculum for the BS in Health Studies program allows you to choose from a wide variety of concentrations to fit your interests, as well as participate in the Accelerate Into Master's (AIM) degree option.

Transition from a bachelor’s degree to a master’s degree in less time with Walden’s Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) degree option.

AIM offers high-achieving undergraduate students an opportunity to take as many as five graduate-level courses in their undergraduate coursework. Upon completion, credits from these courses can be applied toward a master’s degree. With the AIM degree option, you can earn your master’s degree in as little as one year, depending on your individual progress and degree program.

More about our BS in Health Studies program

Depending on your concentration, Walden's BS in Health Studies can prepare you for a variety of career options in:*

  • Ambulatory healthcare services
  • Health practitioners’ offices
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Medical diagnostic laboratories
  • Nursing and residential care facilities
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Non-profit organizations

*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older.
  • You are less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours.
  • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service.
  • You are concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden.

You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 8552035779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.

Our enrollment advisors are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855-203-5779.

Why earn your BS in Health Studies at Walden?

Jimmy Watson

"What surprised me most about my Walden experience was the ease of completing my degree while working full time."

Jimmy Watson | MHA student, BS in Health Studies graduate