Online Health Sciences Degrees with Lindenwood University

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Pursuing an online health sciences degree is a strong step toward beginning a career in healthcare – and can qualify you for a variety of assistant or technician jobs that could provide opportunities for you to put your learning into real-world practice. Going beyond your bachelor’s to an advanced degree – such as Lindenwood’s ACBSP-accredited master’s in health administration – shows an even deeper commitment to expanding your understanding of the healthcare and human services industries and opens the door to higher-paying leadership roles.

Lindenwood’s online, flexible degrees enable you to balance your personal and professional responsibilities while gaining the analysis skills and valuable insights to create positive change for organizations in business, health care, education, and more.

Degrees for Your Growth & Development

120 Credit Hours; 4 Years; ACBSP Accreditation

Prepare for a career in healthcare management with a curriculum informed by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.

Topics include healthcare finance, legal issues, and global healthcare reform.

120 Credit Hours; 4 Years

Prepare for the challenges of caring for a variety of patient populations. Designed for certified and military paramedics.

Topics include pharmacology, human development, pathophysiology, and anatomy.

33 Credit Hours; 2 Years

Specialize in fitness and wellness through a curriculum that blends advanced education with scientific inquiry.

Topics include public health, fitness, exercise physiology, and nutrition.

36 Credit Hours; 2 Years*; ACBSP Accreditation

Advance your career in the healthcare and human service industries and gain the skills for a leadership role. Curriculum informed by the Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Service Administration.

Topics include human resources in healthcare, healthcare law, healthcare analytics, and quality improvement.

*Accelerated option –complete your degree in just 14 months.

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For nearly 200 years, Lindenwood University has been committed to enhancing lives through quality education and professional preparatory experiences. Our values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community – are core to this mission and inform every aspect of our academic programs. Explore more and find out why we believe real experience brings real success.

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Love Online Learning with Lindenwood

Lindenwood brings the best of the on-campus experience – affordable, academic programs, unparalleled faculty support, and a community of diverse learners – to your online learning program. Flexible classes mean you can study when and where it’s best for you and your academic advisors, library services, the career center, military student services, and other support systems are never more than a click or a call away. Regardless of the reason for your online degree, we’ll make sure you have everything you need along the way.

How the Curriculum Serves You

The leading force behind Lindenwood’s suite of online health management degrees is the idea of molding critical thinkers into caring leaders. Each program combines core courses with electives that enable you to personalize your degree to your professional interests. Plus, as you study relevant theories and gain industry insight, you’ll also interact with faculty – many of whom are practitioner-based – who have extensive experience in a variety of medical settings.

Your Career In Healthcare Is Your Reward

Healthcare is one of the most dynamic industries in America. Currently, it employs approximately 11 percent of American workers and accounts for 24 percent of government spending. And with an anticipated growth rate that anticipates the addition of another 133,000 jobs per year through the end of the decade1, chances are there will be myriad opportunities for you to find employment that rewards you economically and emotionally. In fact, the truth is a health science degree could be valuable to so many jobs that it’s impossible to list them all!

Top 10 Careers for Health Science Graduates

The average annual income for a U.S. worker with a bachelor’s degree in health science is $64,324.3 Earn your master’s in healthcare administration and that number jumps to $76,169.4

  1. Behavior Analyst
  2. Community/Public Health Worker
  3. Doctor
  4. Registered Radiologic Technologist
  5. Health Teacher
  6. Mental Health Counselor
  7. Patient Care Advocate
  8. Physical/Occupational Therapist
  9. Research Associate
  10. Registered Dietician

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Sources

  1. “Medical and Health Services Managers: Occupational Outlook Handbook,” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved May 12, 2021, from https://www.bls.gov/.
  2. “December Sets Record for Healthcare Job Growth as Total Industry Employment Reaches 16 Million,” AMN Healthcare. Retrieved May 12, 2021, from https://www.amnhealthcare.com/.
  3. “Bachelor of Science, Health Science Degree,” Payscale.com. Retrieved May 14, 2021, from https://www.payscale.com/.
  4. “Master of Health Sciences,” Payscale.com. Retrieved May 14, 2021, from https://www.payscale.com/.