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A Bachelor in Health Sciences Degree Designed for Your Career

When you major in health sciences at AHU, you’re making an investment in both your future and the futures of your patients. With our dual degree tracks and exciting volunteer opportunities, you’ll also open new and diverse professional pathways.

To help you narrow your journey, we offer two program tracks. Track I — the “Science Track” — is for students preparing for graduate courses. Track II — the “Allied Health Track” — is designed for students who have completed, or are pursuing, an Associate of Science degree in a related clinical field.

While you earn your undergraduate degree in health sciences, you’ll study a wide variety of topics and fields to help you become a knowledgeable and confident health care professional. Topics include:

  • Psychology
  • Ethics
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Science and Religion
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High Standards for Excellence

Our Accreditation

AdventHealth University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. AdventHealth University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of AdventHealth University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling Call404-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

If you are planning to apply to a graduate program, regional accreditation ensures your degree and credits will be accepted at other universities. Rest assured that when you apply for a job or a graduate program with a degree in health sciences from AHU, you’ll be recognized for meeting the highest standards of academic excellence. 

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Personal and Academic Support

The AHU Family

As you earn your degree in health sciences at AdventHealth University, you’ll benefit from the constant support of your peers, professors, and advisors. Join the student-run Biomedical Science Society and meet other passionate health and biomedical sciences students like yourself. The bonds you’ll form at AHU will lead to strong relationships among practitioners in different disciplines for decades to come.

Thanks to our small class sizes, you’ll have plenty of chances to work with our highly respected faculty mentors. They bring years of experience as researchers and practitioners into the classroom to inspire and provide the confidence you need to lead others in healing.

Launch Your Career in Health Science

Whether you want to work directly with patients or help improve the overall health of your community, the foundation in health sciences you’ll build at AdventHealth University will help you excel as a leader and a healer.

Our bachelor’s in health sciences graduates go on to study in prestigious graduate degree programs around the nation and become leading health science and health care professionals.

Graduates will be ready for some of the fastest-growing careers in the country. Employment in health care occupations in expected to grow by 13% by 2031 — much faster than the average of all other occupations — according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The average salary for health care practitioners and technicians is $75,000.

With a degree in health sciences, you’ll have the expertise to apply to many jobs, including:


  • Master of Science in Education
  • PhD in Sensory Systems and Integration (Neuroscience)
  • Doctor of Sensory Therapy
  • PhD or Master in Clinical Psychology
  • PhD in Counseling Psychology
  • PhD in Health Communication
  • PhD Health Sciences
  • PhD Social Sciences
  • Master in Audiology or Hearing Sciences
  • Master or Doctorate in Behavioral Health
  • PhD in Political Sciences
  • PhD Health Policy and Management
  • Doctorate in Sensory Therapy
  • PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Doctor of Social Work
  • Doctor of Human Services

Take the First Step. Start Your Application.

Obtain a degree in health sciences from AdventHealth University and start your health care journey. Our rigorous courses and supportive community will help you extend the healing ministry of Christ through whole-person healing for each life you touch.