B.A. in Health Studies Online

B.A. in Health Studies Online

B.A. in Health Studies Online

The Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies provides a degree completion program for those students that have an Associate's Degree within a Medical Technology (MT) or Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) profession (e.g., ultrasound, radiology, etc). Students must also have a certification in one of these areas to apply to this program. This program will provide students with critical professional skills not covered in the Associate's Degree program that will make them highly competitive in the job market. These skills include but are not limited to: professionalism, adaptability, problem-solving, leadership, multicultural sensitivity, and planning and organization.

 

Curriculum

Rowan University requires the completion of 120 semester hours (30 S.H. must be at Rowan University) of approved general education and major coursework in order to graduate with a bachelor's degree. The B.A. in Health Studies: School of Health Professions degree completion program is a part-time program (with possible full-time enrollment) that provides students with 33 of the required semester hours.

Coursework

The following courses make up the B.A. in Health Studies program.

  • 11 Courses / 33 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: Yes
Required Courses
Course Number
Title
S.H. (Credits)
HES 00116 Safety, First Aid, and Basic Understanding of Athletic Injuries 3
HES 00272 Technology and Assessment of Health and Exercise Science 3
HLT 00170 Stress Management 3
HLT 00200 Community and Public Health 3
HLT 00210 Consumer Health Decisions 3
HLT 00245 US Health Care Systems 3
HLT 00261 Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco 3
HLT 00300 Health and Diverse Populations 3
HLT 00303 Environmental Issues in Health 3
HPW 00340 Program Planning and Leadership in Health Promotion and Wellness 3
HPW 00350 Health Behavior: Theory and Practice 3
 
Total Program Semester Hours: 33
 

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Associate's Degree or an equivalent number of transferable college credits.

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

  • Current professional resume

  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Copy of Certification

    • Medical Technology or Clinical Medical Assistant Certification
 

Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the B.A. in Health Studies Online program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.