Spring 1 2024 classes start on January 15, 2024
With LSU Alexandria’s online Bachelor of General Studies with a concentration in Health Sciences, you can take your healthcare career to the next level by completing a flexible health sciences program that allows you to customize your degree to meet your specific career goals. Designed for those who want an interdisciplinary education, students who complete the program are prepared to advance their careers in the healthcare industry by qualifying for exciting opportunities such as a healthcare administrator, healthcare communications specialist, and epidemiologist. This flexible degree also provides students with the solid foundation needed to continue their education by entering a clinical healthcare program or graduate degree program. Additionally, LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students.
Job growth in the healthcare industry has increased significantly and will continue to so well into the future, enabling students with healthcare education and training to qualify for an expanding number of exciting career opportunities.
With the convenience of earning your degree online, this program is perfect for students who need to balance school, work, and life, and is also a great option for members of the military.
Earn the credit hours you need for CPA licensure at an affordable cost.
As an LSU Online student, you receive continuous support from the moment you apply, all the way through graduation, including a dedicated Enrollment Coach to assist you in the application process and a Student Success Coach to provide support as you earn your degree.
Total credit hours per program: 120 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $325
Total cost with fees and maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $9,750
Total cost with fees: $39,000
The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. Transfer credits may apply for up to 75% of degree requirements. Your academic advisor will work with you to determine if and how any prior college credits earned will apply toward your LSUA degree. For further information about the approval for transfer credits and other requirements, please visit this site.
LSU Online offers financial aid to those who qualify.
The total cost above does not include transfer credit or financial aid. Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Fee schedules may vary by program depending on course-specific fees for proctoring and/or books. Please contact a Student Success Coach for more information.
Must complete 39 general education credits including 9 credits in natural sciences, 9 credits in humanities, 6 credits in English composition, 6 credits in analytical reasoning, 6 credits in social sciences, and 3 credits in arts.
Must complete 24 credit hours in enrichment blocks.
Must complete 30 credit hours of electives.
For university acceptance, first-time freshman must meet the following criteria:
Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:
Students who graduate with an online health sciences degree will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to begin entry-level healthcare positions.
Topics covered in this program include:
The healthcare field is a thriving industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for healthcare professionals are projected to grow 16 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. LSUA’s affordable degree in health sciences can provide the basic foundation for graduates to begin entry-level positions in the field or pursue an advanced education. Courses are flexible and 100% online, ideal for working students.
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