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  • Post-Baccalaureate in Health Science Program Details

Post-Baccalaureate in Health Science Program Details

Post-Baccalaureate in Health Science program overview here.

Tuition and fees: https://edwardscampus.ku.edu/edwards-campus-tuition-fees

To apply: Please contact the Aademic Success Coach for application instructions

Application Deadlines:

   Spring: December 15

   Summer: May 15

   Fall: August 1

Comprehensive KU course catalog: https://catalog.ku.edu/

Grading and grades: https://registrar.ku.edu/grades

KU School of Professional Studies: https://sps.ku.edu

KU calendar: http://registrar.ku.edu/calendar/

KU Refund policies: https://registrar.ku.edu/fee-petition


Admissions criteria:

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Sciences is available to students who already hold a bachelor’s degree and passed the following prerequisite courses with a 2.7 GPA or better: General Biology I with a lab and General Chemistry I and II with a lab (Physics I with a lab and General Biology II are recommended).

Curriculum:

This post-baccalaureate certificate program offers two possible tracks: Health Science (28-29 credit hours) and Research Science (29-30 credit hours). Full-time students can complete the program in just one year.


Pre-Health Science Track:

Core (13 credit hours):

BIOL 350 Genetics (4)
BIOL 400 Microbiology (3)
BIOL 416 Cell Structure and Function (3)
BIOL 603 Introductory Biochemistry (3)

Pathways in Health (3 credit hours):

HSCI 498: Pathways in Health Science Careers
HSCI 499: Practicum in Health Sciences

Electives (2-15 credit hours; select 4-5 courses):

BIOL 402 Microbiology Lab (2)
BIOL 405 Genetics Lab (2)
BIOL 417 Biology of Development (3)
BIOL 435 Neurobiology (3)
BIOL 503: Immunology (3)
BIOL 506 Bacterial Infectious Diseases (3)
BIOL 512 Virology (3)
BIOL 546: Mammalian Physiology (3)
BIOL 601 Biochemistry Lab (2)

Pre-Research Science Track:

Core (20 credit hours):

BTEC 300 Research Methods in Biotechnology (3)
BTEC 305 Applied Microbiology (4)
BTEC 400 Applied Immunology (3)
BTEC 475 Applied Separation Science (6)
BTEC 494 Topics in Biotechnology (1)
BIOL 600 Biochemistry (3)
 

Pathways in Health (3 credit hours):

HSCI 498: Pathways in Health Science Careers
HSCI 499: Practicum in Health Sciences


Electives (select 8-12 credit hours; select 3-4 courses):

BIOL 350 Genetics (4)
BIOL 416 Cell Structure and Function (3)
BIOL 435 Neurobiology (3)
BIOL 506 Bacterial Infectious Diseases (3)
BIOL 512 Virology (3)
BIOL 546 Mammalian Phys. (3)
BIOL 601 Biochemistry Lab (2)


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Questions?

Nicole Wilburn
Academic Success Coach
913-897-8406
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