Online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

College of Medicine, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Offered by the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

The online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program provides students with a degree that introduces them to the healthcare field by providing them with an in-depth science background in order to prepare them for a health-related career or a graduate professional health program, such as medicine, dentistry, physical therapy or occupational therapy. Offered by the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, the Ohio State health sciences online program is flexible, offering the opportunity for students to complete their bachelor’s degree online once they have achieved the program prerequisites at any higher educational institution. 


Campus Requirements: 
NONE — 100% Online
Online health science degree student Chloe Chadwick-Lawton strikes a pose at a football game.
Chloe Lawton-Chadwick
Current Student
"The online program is very comparable to what I experienced in-person. We all participate and collaborate. It’s very interactive."

Sample Courses


Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Introduction to the concepts and theories involved in health promotion and disease prevention.

Application of Ethical Decision Making in Health Care

Examination of ethical theories, bioethical principles, personal ethics, and ethical decision making, using a six-step model for application in the allied health professions.

Individual Differences in Patient/Client Populations

Examination of individual differences in patient/client populations from multiple perspectives of disability, chronic disease, healthcare disparity, culture, and the impact on health and wellness.

Featured Faculty

Diane Habash
Associate Professor
Jill Clutter
Assistant Professor
Crystal Dunlevy
Associate Professor

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