- Reading, United States
- Program Type:
- Full Degree
- Degree Level:
- Healthcare Administration & Management
- Program Description:
With an aging population and an increasing incidence of chronic diseases, the need for quality healthcare—and healthcare workers—will continue to increase dramatically. Alvernia University’s online bachelor’s in healthcare science will prepare you to thrive in a variety of healthcare settings. The healthcare science degree is fully online and features multiple start dates so you can study at a time that’s convenient for you. With transfer credits, you could complete the healthcare science program in less than two years.
In your healthcare science coursework, you will study healthcare literacy, advocacy, cultural competence, management and policy. Required courses in nutrition, psychology, sociology and human development complement your degree. Adhering to Franciscan values, community service hours are also required, which give you hands-on experience applicable to your future career.
Alvernia University’s healthcare science degree can lead to a meaningful, fulfilling career with a healthcare agency or business, a government organization or in a variety of medical care settings. You could work as an advocate, health counselor, clinical health manager, science and health writer, educator or policy analyst. Our expert faculty instill the necessary skills in teamwork, communication and self-management to create opportunities, network and explore fields within healthcare.
Additional Program Information
- Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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