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The purpose of the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences is to allow students who have earned an associate of science degree from an accredited clinical program to obtain a baccalaureate degree in a track that complements their degree. Sixty credit hours of coursework from the associate degree fulfills the freshman and sophomore course requirements. Students must declare either a psychology, biology or health service administration track at the time of enrollment in the degree program.

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Healthcare managers and leaders in a variety of settings, Variety of careers or gain acceptance into graduate programs/professional schools


Students who have completed an Associate of Science degree from an accredited clinical program are qualified for enrollment in the Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree program.

Length of Program

The length of the program depends on the number of credit hours that the student earned at the associate degree level and the number of upper level courses that transfer.


See the undergraduate Tuition & Fee Schedule.

Financial Assistance

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University has financial aid counselors available to assist students with the financial aid process. All students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form available at See Financial Aid for more details.


See Transfer Equivalencies regarding transferability of courses taken at other regionally accredited colleges and universities. Further information regarding transfer of credit can be obtained at the Office of Admissions. Credit for university level achievement may be awarded through the CLEP and/or ACT examination.


Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.  Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.

Admission Requirements

  1. An Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science degree in a health related major (e.g., health technology, medical assisting, human services and technology, health information management, respiratory therapy, radiologic technology, surgical technology, physical therapy assistant) or 90 total semester hours of credit with 30 of those credits taken within a clinical program (e.g. Nursing)
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.0 on all attempted coursework.

Application Procedures

Students should complete the regular application online indicating Health Sciences as the selected program. Any questions related to the online application process should be addressed through the Admissions Office at 225-768-1700.