Post-Baccalaureate in Health Science Program Details


Post-Baccalaureate in Health Science program overview.

Tuition and fees

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

Application Deadlines:

   Spring: December 15

   Summer: May 15

   Fall: August 1

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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Sciences

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)

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

Pathways in Health (3 credit hours)

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

Electives (12-15 credit hours; select 4-5 courses)

BSCI 401: Microbiology Lab (2)
BSCI 405: Genetics Lab (2)
BSCI 417: Biology of Development (3)
BSCI 435: Neurobiology (3)
BSCI 503: Immunology (3)
BSCI 506: Bacterial Infectious Diseases (3)
BSCI 512: Virology (3)
BSCI 546: Mammalian Physiology (3)
BSCI 601: Biochemistry Lab (2)
HSCI 499: MCAT Preparation (3)

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)
BSCI 600: Biochemistry (3)
 

Pathways in Health (3 credit hours)

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


Electives (select 6-7 credit hours; select 2 courses)

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

Questions?

Renee Williams