Health Sciences : Online

B.S. in Health Sciences

Why study Health Sciences : Online?

The UC Online Bachelor of Health Sciences program focuses on Behavior & Occupation Studies and provides students who have a completed associate degree in Occupational Therapy Assisting (OTA) the opportunity to complete the Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences. The curriculum provides the students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue careers in occupational therapy and professional advancement. Designed for full or part-time students, every class is available online, making it possible to receive your BS in Health Sciences in 2 to 4 years. With start dates each semester, you can earn your degree on your timeline.

The University of Cincinnati’s online programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our knowledgeable instructors are experienced in the industry, experts in their field, and dedicated to our student body.

Admission Requirements

  • Completed an associate degree in Occupational Therapy Assisting (OTA) from an ACOTE accredited program
  • Hold a license to practice occupational therapy assisting
  • Minimum 2.67 GPA

If a graduate degree is your end goal, a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from UC Online can set you apart from the competition. Designed with students wishing to pursue a graduate degree in occupational therapy in mind, our courses satisfy the most common prerequisite requirements and carry with them the University of Cincinnati reputation.

Occupational Therapy graduate program admission requirements differ among institutions, so students should review prerequisite courses relevant to graduate programs of interest and work with their advisor to reach their goals. Due to the competitive nature of admissions to most OT graduate programs, completion of this degree does not guarantee acceptance to an occupational therapy program.

The online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is an advanced and accessible next step for working COTA’s who want to improve and cultivate untapped leadership potential. Whether you're preparing for graduate school, seeking career specialization, want more autonomy, or looking to qualify for new opportunities in the world of healthcare, the University of Cincinnati Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences can help you reach your goals.

Students completing the UC online BS in Health Sciences have the possibility to collect their minor in Psychology.

All students in the College of Allied Health Sciences are assigned an academic advisor to assist with navigating the academic program and the university systems.

Application Deadlines

Application for admission into the Distance Learning program are open each semester.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Contact Information

Cincinnati Online
3225 Eden Avenue
Health Sciences Building
Cincinnati, OH 45267
(513) 556-4909

Find related programs in the following interest areas:

Program Code: 35BAC-HLSC-BSHS-.HLSC-DL