Online Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Sciences
INSTITUTION INFORMATION Institutional Accreditation: Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools Program Accreditation: Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools Institutional Membership(s): SOC
Program Membership(s): SOCAD . THIS PROGRAM IS PART OF THE ACADEMIC
COMMON MARKET/ELECTRONIC CAMPUS
PROGRAM DETAILS Program Information: Bachelor of Science - Bachelor's
Enrollment: 75 seats total Application Deadline: Open How Students and
Instructors Communicate: E-mail, Postal, Voice, Chat room Subject:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences METHOD OF COURSE
- Students whose legal residence in the following states:
Georgia, upon admission may enroll at in-state tuition rates.
Students must be certified by your home state
ACM Coordinator. For information on the certification process
please contact your state
- The program is delivered primarily through
Supplemental delivery formats include internet
SPECIAL ENROLLMENT ISSUES
- The B.S. in Health Sciences program prepares graduates for
mid-level management positions in all types of health care
organizations, including hospitals, ambulatory care centers, long
term care facilities, and home health care agencies. The mid-level
management position is generally within an operating unit or
organization that provides clinical services within the scope of the
graduate's professional credential.
Admission to the Clinical Manager Track is restricted to graduates
of certificate and/or associate degree programs who are credentialed
or licensed in a health professions discipline. Graduates of this
track are qualified for positions in which their clinical knowledge
base is applied in a management context.
Undergraduate students who plan to seek admission to health
administration, health informatics, occupational therapy, physical
therapy, or other graduate level health professions programs may
apply for admission to the Pre-professional Degree Track.
Prerequisites for admission to identified graduate programs can be
incorporated into the program of study for this track in the B.S. in
Health Sciences degree.
- The program also requires 3-6 hours in a Management Internship
and 3 hours in an Independent Study.
ACCESS TO LEARNING RESOURCES
- Personal computer with Internet access; web browser; RealPlayer
(can be downloaded at no cost); Adobe Acrobat (can be downloaded at
ACCESS TO FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES
- Resources will be available on the program's web site OR on
reserve at the Learning Resources Center or Library OR via mailed
photocopy. The Lister Hill Library for the Health Sciences is
accessible through the Internet. The UAB Bookstore is accessible
through the Internet.
- Students may apply for financial aid if they need assistance in
paying for the cost of attendance. Students applying for financial
aid are considered for all programs for which they are eligible.
Students enrolling on less than a full-time basis will only be
considered for reduced aid. Those enrolling on less than a half-time
basis may not be eligible for aid. For more information on available
forms of aid and possible eligibility, contact the UAB Office of