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Health Sciences, BS

Bachelor of Science

US News and World Report - best bachelor's 2023

Prepare for a career in the healthcare industry or for graduate studies in health-related fields with the IU Online BS in Health Sciences. Take general education courses, core health science courses, and electives to prepare for minors or certificates.

Your IU Online BS in Health Sciences prepares you for such careers as: 

  • Medical sales representative 
  • Behavior support technician
  • Insurance analyst
  • Home health aide 
  • Medical research coordinator
  • Family care provider
  • Nurse
  • Hospital administrator
  • Health program coordinator

Degree Requirements

To graduate with your BS in Health Sciences, you must complete 120 credit hours. You may be able to transfer an associate degree or up to 64 credit hours from a regionally accredited two-year college and up to 90 credit hours from a regionally accredited four-year college or university. 

Requirements are broken down as follows: 

  • General education courses (32 credit hours) 
  • Health sciences general education courses (12 credit hours) 
  • Health sciences core courses (53 credit hours) 
  • General elective courses (23 credit hours) 

IU Online provides friendly services and resources to help you succeed.


To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. Admissions requirements vary.

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states.

To apply to this program:

  • Complete application for admission. 
  • Complete an essay (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours). 
  • Submit high school transcript or equivalent (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours). 
  • International applicants may be asked for additional materials. 
  • Submit official transcripts to or: 
          IUPUI Office of Admissions 
          420 University Boulevard
          Indianapolis, IN 46202


NTRD-N 265 Scientific Foundations of Human Nutrition 3 Credits
HLSC-H 211 Learning Community Seminar 2 Credits
HLSC-H 200 Survey of US Health Care System Services 3 Credits
HLSC-H 210 Introduction to Rehabilitation 3 Credits
HLSC-H 220 Aging and the Older Person 3 Credits
HLSC-H 250 Health and Rehabilitation Systems Across the World 3 Credits
HLSC-H 264 Disability and Society 3 Credits
HLSC-H 361 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 3 Credits
HLSC-H 362 Legal and Regulatory Aspects in Rehabilitation 3 Credits
HLSC-H 363 Ethical Issues in Rehabilitation Professions 3 Credits
HLSC-H 365 Diversity Issues in Health and Rehabilitation Services 3 Credits
HLSC-H 441 Administration and Supervision of Rehabilitation Organizations 3 Credits
HLSC-H 442 Research in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences 3 Credits
HLSC-H 444 Program Implementation in Health and Rehabilitation 3 Credits
HLSC-H 445 Program Evaluation Methods in Rehabilitation 3 Credits
HLSC-H 475 Career Development for Health Care Professionals 3 Credits
HLSC-H 495 Health Internship 6 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $308.02
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $924.06

Additional fees will apply.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1083.63
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3250.89