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What is a Bachelor of Health Sciences?

With a comprehensive science-based curriculum, the Bachelor of Health Sciences degree combines urban-focused coursework in health policy, health program development, health and wellness, and population health outcomes. With a combination of coursework, service learning, volunteerism, and a senior year internship, students will apply theoretical concepts in evidence-based health programming and policy development in community settings. The UMKC BHS Degree Program offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to prepare students for a wide variety of careers in health or to pursue post-graduate education.

The UMKC BHS Degree Program is offered through the UMKC School of Nursing & Health Studies and includes coursework in the physical, biological, behavioral, business and social aspects of health.