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BS in Health Studies

Influence the wellness of diverse populations and be a force for healthy change.

Next Start Date:

August 31, 2020

Limited-Time Offer:

Receive a $2,500 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on August 31, 2020.

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Transfer Credits:

Up to 135 credits

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Improve quality of life for individuals, families, and communities with a BS in Health Studies from Walden.

This health studies degree program will allow you to:

  • Gain the job-ready, immediately applicable skills today's employers want.
  • Prepare for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam with the Health Promotion and Wellness concentration.
  • Choose one of three degree completion options based on your life, budget, and learning style.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: August 31, 2020

Transfer Credits: Up to 135 credits

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Next Start Date:

August 31, 2020

Limited-Time Offer:

Receive a $2,500 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on August 31, 2020.

SEE ALL OFFERS

Transfer Credits:

Up to 135 credits

Two Ways to Learn

Choose the learning path that fits your life and experience. Here are the two ways to earn your degree:

Two ways to learn
Course-Based LearningThe standard, guided pace to earn your degree. Tempo Competency-Based LearningThe flexible pace ideal for some students.
Time Structured schedule Flexible schedule
Pace Deadlines to make steady progress Set your own pace, and speed up or slow down when needed
Tuition Pay by the course All-you-can-learn subscription fee
Support Faculty guide you through your courses as you earn your degree Faculty support when you need it and a personal academic coach
Expert Walden Faculty
Tuition Savings and Financial Aid*
Accreditation
Specializations
Learning Options
Two ways to learn
Course-Based LearningThe standard, guided pace to earn your degree Tempo Competency-Based LearningThe flexible pace ideal for some students.
Time
Structured schedule Flexible Schedule
Pace
Deadlines to make steady progress Set your own pace, and speed up or slow down when needed
Tuition
Pay by the course All-you-can-learn subscription fee
Support
Faculty guide you through your courses as you earn your degree Faculty support when you need it and a personal academic coach
Expert Walden Faculty
Tuition Savings and Financial Aid*
Accreditation
Specializations
Learning Options

*May not be available for all degree programs.

 

Tempo Learning

Healthcare Management

Gain a deeper understanding of the field of healthcare and position yourself for a management or leadership role.

 

Tempo Learning

Health Promotion and Wellness

Gain the skills to be an advocate for healthier lifestyle choices. Use your knowledge to empower individuals and communities to improve their wellness.

 

Tempo Learning

Health Psychology and Behavior

Acquire an in-depth understanding of the factors that influence people to change their behaviors and adopt healthier lifestyles.

 

Course-based

Healthcare Management

Gain a deeper understanding of the field of healthcare and position yourself for a management or leadership role.

 

Course-based

Health Promotion and Wellness

Gain the skills to be an advocate for healthier lifestyle choices. Use your knowledge to empower individuals and communities to improve their wellness.

 

Course-based

Health Psychology and Behavior

Acquire an in-depth understanding of the factors that influence people to change their behaviors and adopt healthier lifestyles.

 

Course-based

Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)

 

Earn up to 20 master’s-level credit hours as an undergraduate, saving you time and money on your Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree.

More about our BS in Health Studies program

A BS in Health Studies degree can open doors within your career path, with potential career options including:*

  • Health promoter/health advisor
  • Community health worker
  • Worksite wellness coordinator
  • Teacher/coach
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

To be considered for admission to this bachelor’s program, you must have a high school diploma or its equivalent and meet the general admission requirements. All applicants must submit a completed online application. Applicants who choose the competency-based option must transfer in 45 credits.

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

Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with a Walden Enrollment Specialist today at 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

Walden’s Enrollment Specialists are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.
Our Enrollment Specialists 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?

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"I chose Walden University because many of my colleagues were alumni. They highly recommended Walden for the working professional who seeks outstanding professor engagement throughout all courses."

Jimmy Watson | B.S. in Health Studies Graduate and Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) Student

Note on Certification:

The BS in Health Studies program with the Health Promotion and Wellness concentration has been designed to reflect the Seven Areas of Responsibility for Health Educators outlined by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) to prepare students to sit for the national Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam. Walden enrollment specialists can provide information relating to national certification exams; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand, evaluate, and comply with all requirements relating to national certification exams for the state in which he or she intends to practice. Walden makes no representations or guarantee that completion of Walden coursework or programs will permit an individual to obtain national certification. For more information about the CHES exam, students should visit www.nchec.org.

ONGOING MILITARY OFFER:

A 15% tuition reduction for servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and their spouses.*

*A 15% tuition reduction is available to new students who are servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a servicemember, veteran, or employee of the VA. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course.

Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, https://www.hlcommission.org/.

NEW MILITARY OFFERS:

*A reduced tuition fee of $1,125 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are active duty or reservist members of the Military or National Guard, and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in one of the following eligible Tempo Competency-Based Learning programs: BS Health Studies - Healthcare Management, BS in Business Administration, BS in Health Studies, BS in Healthcare Management, BS in Nursing, BS in Public Health, BS Public Health - Healthcare Management, Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Administration, Management, & Leadership, Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management, Master of Business Administration - Project Management, Master of Healthcare Administration– General, MS in Early Childhood Studies - Administration, Management & Leadership, MS in Early Childhood Studies - Teaching & Learning in Early Childhood Settings, and MS in Criminal Justice. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. No tuition reduction will be made retroactively. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

*A reduced tuition fee of $1,312.50 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are Veterans and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in one of Walden’s Tempo Competency-Based Learning programs. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. No tuition reduction will be made retroactively. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.

*A reduced tuition fee of $875 per subscription period is available to eligible new students who are Military Spouses and enroll for the June, July, August, or September 2020 start dates in Walden’s Tempo Competency-Based Learning BS in Early Childhood Studies program. Students must be enrolled continuously in their designated program (without break) to continue receiving the tuition reduction. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. This offer cannot be used by a student in combination with any other tuition reduction benefit. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.