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Online Health and Human Services Programs

Play a key role in improving the health of individuals in your community. These affordable, 100% online Bachelor of Science programs prepare you for vital roles in the healthcare field. Specialize in areas such as respiratory care and health science and set the foundation for advancement to future leadership positions.

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Why choose an online Health and Human Service program from NKU?

  • 24/7 access to coursework: Learn on your own schedule with asynchronous coursework you can access anytime from anywhere you have an internet connection.
  • Six start dates per year: Our online B.S. programs offer the flexibility of six start dates per year so you can begin studying online when it works for you.
  • Affordable tuition: Budget-friendly, pay-by-the-course tuition puts your online bachelor's degree within reach.
  • Teaching excellence: Our experienced faculty members are committed to helping students think creatively and critically and to excel in their selected fields.

Which online program is right for you?

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE

Bachelor of Science in Health Science

As few as 12 months Duration
33 Credit Hours
$485* Per credit hour tuition

Designed for professionals with an associate degree in a healthcare discipline, the Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree prepares you for career mobility in a variety of health-related settings. In this online program, you will gain a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to healthcare systems and the diverse population it serves.

As part of the curriculum, you will study ethical and legal issues, research current topics in healthcare systems and professions, government policies and overall public health, and apply your critical thinking skills to solve healthcare challenges. You will also strengthen your leadership skills and gain an introduction to health informatics.

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UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care

As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
$485* Per credit hour tuition

The CoARC-accredited Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care (BSRC) degree completion program enables you to advance your practice as a respiratory care practitioner, keeping up with evolving industry trends and increasing your earnings potential.

In this online bachelor's program designed for the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) professional with an associate degree in respiratory care, you will enhance your foundational skills in healthcare research and management, health informatics, pathophysiology, and advanced critical care. The curriculum features a research-based capstone course tailored to a focus area of your choice and pertinent to your worksite.

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The Bachelor of Science Respiratory Care Degree Advancement Program (CoARC program number 510011) at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY, holds Provisional Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com) until continuing accreditation has been awarded.

Bachelor of Science in Health Science

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 33 Tuition: $485 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/7/24 Start class: 8/19/24

Designed for professionals with an associate degree in a healthcare discipline, the Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree prepares you for career mobility in a variety of health-related settings. In this online program, you will gain a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to healthcare systems and the diverse population it serves.

As part of the curriculum, you will study ethical and legal issues, research current topics in healthcare systems and professions, government policies and overall public health, and apply your critical thinking skills to solve healthcare challenges. You will also strengthen your leadership skills and gain an introduction to health informatics.

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $485 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/7/24 Start class: 8/19/24

The CoARC-accredited Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care (BSRC) degree completion program enables you to advance your practice as a respiratory care practitioner, keeping up with evolving industry trends and increasing your earnings potential.

In this online bachelor's program designed for the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) professional with an associate degree in respiratory care, you will enhance your foundational skills in healthcare research and management, health informatics, pathophysiology, and advanced critical care. The curriculum features a research-based capstone course tailored to a focus area of your choice and pertinent to your worksite.

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