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Complete Your Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management Degree Online

The Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management (BPHM) is an online program for working adults who want to advance into leadership roles in healthcare settings. The program serves students with a wide range of backgrounds including those who may have an allied healthcare associates degree in emergency medical services, medical laboratory technology, occupational and physical therapy assisting, radiography, respiratory therapy, or sonography.

Transfer to UVA with 45-60 credits to begin the BPHM degree.

Start DatesAugust, January
Estimated Cost

$32,460 (same in-state and out-of-state; based on 60 transfer credits at admission)

DurationVaries, 3-4 years on average
Format

Flexible course load: Synchronous online (evening classes) and select Asynchronous

Next Application Deadline

May 15, 2020 for Fall 2020 term

SCHEDULE

Synchronous online (evening classes) and select Asynchronous

On average, students take two courses per term, including the summer, and take three to four years to complete the degree.

admission requirements
DEADLINES

Fall Entry: May 15
Spring Entry: Nov 1

  • Pathway One: An approved Allied Healthcare associate’s degree

  • Pathway Two: 45-60 transferable credits (C or better), to include the Liberal Studies Core

Admission Details
TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID
ESTIMATED COST OF A DEGREE*

$32,460 (same in-state and out-of-state; based on 60 transfer credits at admission)

  • Students have access to financial aid, scholarships, and payment plans
Tuition and Financial Aid Details
* Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates adjusted annually.
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  • Undergraduate study designed around the lives and schedules of working adults who seek career advancement in the healthcare field

  • Have your unofficial transcripts reviewed by a pre-admission advisor.

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

Faculty Spotlight

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My own experience confirms my belief in the importance of education and lifelong learning. I know what it's like to take courses online and to make sacrifices to devote myself to my studies. But I also know the kind of opportunities education opens up.
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Ana Abad-Jorge

Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management & Certificate in Health Sciences Management

After 27 years spent working with the most vulnerable of patients as a pediatric nutritionist with the UVA Health System, Ana decided to pursue her lifelong goal of teaching. She earned her doctorate in higher education and adult learning, and is now program director and assistant professor for the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management and Certificate in Health Sciences Management programs.

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Student Spotlight

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The faculty are deeply engaged on an everyday basis with their students. And interacting with classmates working in different parts of health care was eye-opening.
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Jackie Maier

BACHELOR OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES IN HEALTH SCIENCES MANAGEMENT

Like many SCPS students, Jackie saw her path to promotion blocked by the absence of a four-year degree on her resumé. As a licensed physical therapist assistant, she found that the health sciences program was a perfect fit for her interests and career aspirations. She was able to transfer credits earned in her applied science associate’s degree program, and is now well on her way to assuming a management role in her field.

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