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BS in Health Studies

Help promote healthier worksites and communities through evidence-based strategies.

Influence the health and wellness of individuals, families, and communities with our BS in Health Studies program.

Our program will allow you to:

  • Choose from several concentrations and tailor your path of study.
  • Benefit from courses that prepare you for health education credentialing.
  • Accelerate into a master's program by taking graduate-level courses.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: May 28, 2019

Limited-Time Offer: Receive either a $6,000 or $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on May 28, 2019, based on your amount of Transfer of Credit.

Transfer Credits: Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.

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Learn the fundamentals of the dynamic healthcare management field. Prepare for a leadership role in health-related organizations.
Gain the skills to be an advocate for healthier lifestyle choices. Inspire others as you enhance your own wellness.
Examine the social, behavioral, emotional, and cognitive factors associated with disease, illness, and injury—so that you can effect positive change.
Earn credits toward your master’s degree by incorporating graduate-level courses into your course of study.

More about our BS in Health Studies program

A BS in Health Studies degree will broaden your career possibilities, with potential job roles including:*

  • Community health worker
  • Health educator in health and wellness facilities, health-based foundations, insurance companies, hospital/clinics, and senior centers
  • Worksite wellness coordinator
*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.

Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling , 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 .

Why earn your BS in Health Studies at Walden?

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"I enjoyed the different perspectives that my classmates shared in the discussions and classroom setting. The exchange of ideas and experiences from all over the world was both inspirational and informative."

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