BS in Health Sciences

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi - ISC, United States
BS in Health Sciences
Next enrollment cycle June 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 3,062,789
Course Accredited By ABET
4 Years On Campus Undergraduate Degree Up to 7% scholarship

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) prepares graduates for a variety of career opportunities in the health care field by providing the management skills necessary for success.

By designing a degree plan using electives in such areas as computer science, geographic information systems, mathematics, business administration, accounting, international business, and information systems, the student may pursue specific areas of interest. Students can also use electives to design a degree plan that will satisfy entrance requirements for admission to professional schools such as medicine, dentistry, physical therapy, public health, law, and business.

The Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences degree is focused on preparing professionals with the ability to improve through innovation, collaboration, and application the practice of healthcare management across the health care spectrum. The program graduates individuals qualified as professional managers of health care at the entry level.

The program is an affiliate of The Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) publishers of the Journal of Health Administration Education. The website offers multiple opportunities for students in health administration programs that include but are not limited to scholarships, meeting others in health programs across the nation and world, health administration information, and potential positions.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2024
  • August 2024

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements
International Year (3 semesters) Intensive English Program (IEP) (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 45 overall
  • IELTS 4.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 38
  • Pearson Versant 41-42
  • Duolingo 65
  • Gao Kao English Not accepted
  • GPA: 2.00 for International Year
  • Up to 31 credits toward degree

International Year (3 semesters)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42
  • Pearson Versant 43-47
  • Duolingo 75
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 2.00 for International Year
  • Up to 28 credits toward degree

International Year (2 semesters)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45
  • Pearson Versant 48-63
  • Duolingo 85
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 2.00 for International Year
  • Up to 25 credits toward degree

International Year (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 overall
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 58
  • Pearson Versant 64 or higher
  • Duolingo 95
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 2.00 for International Year
  • Up to 15 credits toward degree

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 overall
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) Not accepted
  • Pearson Versant Not acepted
  • Duolingo 105
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 2.00 for International Year

BSHS Degree Requirements

A. Transfer Coursework* 84 hrs.
B. Health Science Major 36 hrs.
Total 120
*Students generally have all core curriculum and supporting courses completed before admittance into the program. This includes a completed Core Curriculum, 18-22 hours of a specialization area, and 14-18 hours of other electives.

BSHS Major Courses
HLSC 3300 - The Health Care System 
HLSC 3310 - Epidemiology 
HLSC 3320 - Health Care Marketing 
HLSC 3330 - Financial Management in Health Care 
HLSC 3340 - Quantitative Methods in Health Care 
HLSC 3350 - Information Systems and Technology in Health Care 
HLSC 3370 - Complementary and Alternative Medicine 
HLSC 4300 - Management and Organization Behavior in Health Care 
HLSC 4310 - Health Law 
HLSC 4340 - Quality Management and Evaluation in Health Care 
HLSC 4680 - Practicum 
Total 36 hrs. 
Students may complete a designated Specialization Area (minor) in the following areas:

  • Geographic Information Systems 22 sem. hrs.
  • Computer Science 22 sem. hrs.
  • Mathematics 18 sem. hrs.
  • Business Administration 18 sem. hrs.
  • Accounting 18 sem. hrs.
  • Economics 18 sem. hrs.
  • International Business 18 sem. hrs.
  • Management Information Systems 18 sem. hrs.
  • With approval, students can design a degree plan with an interdisciplinary area of specialization (22hrs) or use to satisfy pre-professional school requirements. 

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