Get your Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Sciences with Training at Professional Skills Institute!

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Attain your Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree with Training from Professional Skills Institute!

PSI’s Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree (BSHS) program is designed for students who already hold an Associate of Applied Science degree in a health care field. The roles and responsibilities of health care clinicians requires the commitment to ethical practice grounded in research and practiced in the context of a diverse society.

This Bachelor of Science degree program builds upon your current experience and provides a variety of career options after completion. Graduates of the BSHS program may transfer/enroll to a graduate-level health care career program that may include, but is not limited to, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Athletic Trainer, and Prosthetist/Orthotist. Some additional courses may be required for various graduate programs.

For graduates opting to enter the workforce directly after graduation, the additional earned bachelor’s degree will provide career advancement opportunity and upward economic mobility.

Obtaining your Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree provides career opportunities offering job stability, flexible schedules, a good job outlook, and rewarding financial benefits as part of the essential workforce. If you are Physical Therapist Assistant with an AAS degree or a health care professional with an AAS degree in another health care field looking to move forward in your career and increase your employment opportunities, then the BSHS degree program at Professional Skills Institute may be a good option for you.

Program Details

72

Weeks Program Length

*Hybrid programs combine a supportive, hands-on, campus-based education environment with the independence and flexibility of online learning.

The Professional Skills Institute Advantage

The 72 week BSHS degree program culminates with an independent community study/service learning experience. Students will develop a project to contribute to a specific health or wellness related need in the community. The purpose of the project is for students to engage in self-reflection for personal and professional growth and career development.

  • Lab Availability

    The BSHS degree program offers fully staffed open lab time with instructors for students who are interested in, or may need, additional training on specific skills..

  • Qualified Instructors

    Instructors teaching the BSHS degree program are Physical Therapists or individuals who have doctoral degrees that may include Education, Science, Philosophy of Education, and/or other advanced academic degrees. Instructors teaching general education classes have a minimum of a master's degree in their specific area of study.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree program will demonstrate:

  1. Foundational knowledge in the biological sciences and social sciences with application to clinical practice.
  2. Basic research and statistical knowledge to apply clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice to clinical practice.
  3. Advocacy for culturally-relevant health promotion, wellness, and health care for all members of society.

Additional Information

National Level
Professional Skills Institute is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

ABHES is recognized by the Secretary of Education as a national accrediting body determined to be a reliable authority as to the quality of training offered by the educational institutions and programs it accredits. It's approved and recognized scope includes degree and non-degree granting private, postsecondary institutions offering educational programs predominantly in allied health; and the programmatic accreditation of medical assistant, medical laboratory technician, and surgical technology programs. When you attend an ABHES-accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process evaluating educational quality.

State Level
Ohio Department of Higher Education

PSI has been granted approval for Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science programs through December 2024.

 

The following are a few of the courses that you'll take as part of the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree program:

  • Culture and Diversity in Society
  • Chemistry 1 with lab
  • Health Promotion and Wellness
  • Advanced Anatomy with Virtual Cadaver Lab
  • Physics 1 with lab
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Clinical Reasoning in Contemporary Health Care
  • Ethics & Professional Issues
  • Applying Research to Clinical Practice

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Click here for Financial Aid information.