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B.A. in Health Studies

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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This program is only available online as a degree completion program for students with an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree. Students will be prepared to enter the workforce with greater awareness of and ability to implement critical professional skills and also be competitive for advancement within their profession and organizations with which they are affiliated.

Learn skills in professionalism, adaptability, problem-solving, leadership, multicultural sensitivity, and planning and organization.

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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.

  • 11 Courses / 33 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: Yes
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 33 S.H.

HES 00116

Safety, First Aid, and Basic Understanding of Athletic Injuries


HES 00272

Technology and Assessment of Health and Exercise Science


HLT 00170

Stress Management


HLT 00200

Community and Public Health


HLT 00210

Consumer Health Decisions


HLT 00245

US Health Care Systems


HLT 00261

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco


HLT 00300

Health and Diverse Populations


HLT 00303

Environmental Issues in Health


HPW 00340

Program Planning and Leadership in Health Promotion and Wellness


HPW 00350

Health Behavior: Theory and Practice


Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions 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 will indicate any missing items.


  • Completed Application Form
  • $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
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