Accelerated BS in Health Sciences-Health Professions Pathways


College of Health Professions, Institute of Emerging Health Professions


Bachelor of Science




50 - 60

Starting Term


Enrollment Options

Full Time, Part Time

Prepare for a health professions program and career by completing the necessary prerequisite coursework in a structured, supportive and flexible learning environment.

Program Overview

Our Accelerated BS in Health Sciences – Health Professions Pathways programs offer a flexible and affordable online option for working adults who need to complete the prerequisite coursework necessary to enroll in a health professions degree program. After completing the pathway curriculum (50-60 credits), students will transition either into the professional program they have chosen or into the Accelerated BS in Health Sciences.

These accelerated 8-week online courses are designed to accommodate the life and career demands of working professionals who strive to pursue a new healthcare profession — in respiratory therapy, nursing, medical laboratory science, cytotechnology and cell sciences, biotechnology and medical imaging.

Students who enroll into the BS in Health Sciences – Health Professions Pathways will be eligible for financial aid and employer tuition reimbursement benefit. Students will also receive personalized advising from academic advisors and faculty to make sure they are on pace to transition into the professional phase of the program.

To apply to one of our six pathway programs, please visit our Admissions Information page.


The curriculum for each of the Health Professions Pathways programs will be dependent on the specific coursework required by the chosen professional program. Click the links below to learn more about each Pathway and the prerequisite coursework requirements:

Program Highlights

  • Online accelerated 8-week courses
  • 6 start dates per year
  • Generous transfer credits accepted
  • Average class size of 20 or less
  • Dedicated advisor for course planning
  • Eligible for financial aid
  • Seamless transition into health profession programs