Bachelor of Science

Allied Health Online

The Bachelor of Science in Allied Health (BSAH) at BGSU is an online degree completion program for individuals with associate degrees in accredited allied health programs and medical fields. 

This program provides a baccalaureate education for students with a technical background to enhance their potential for learning by providing the tools needed for problem solving, computing, communication, and understanding the healthcare system.

Millions of new healthcare jobs will be added through 2018 - more than in any other industry- and many of those positions will be in the allied health field.

Bachelor of Science - Allied Health Online

Advance Your Career in Healthcare

Enhance your academic credentials
Advance your healthcare knowledge
Build your professional expertise
Strengthen your management and leadership skills
Sharpen your critical thinking and communication skills

Courses/Cost/Time

10 online courses
Tuition estimate-$12,170
Finish in 12-18 months
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Relevant to over 80 Allied Health Professions including...

Health Information Technologist
Dental Hygenist
Medical Sonographer
Physical Therapy Assistant
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Dietetic Technician
Medical Assistant
Paramedic
Radiology Assistant
Respiratory Therapist

Program Requirements

The BSAH curriculum requires a minimum of 122 credit hours.  A total of 92 credit hours combined from an associate degree and other appropriate courses is applied toward the BSAH.  The eCampus component of the BSAH program requires students to complete 10 three credit-hour courses (30 credit hours) of designated BGSU courses referred to as “Pathway to Completion”.  The “Pathway to Completion” courses are online.

Course Requirements

Listed below are the prerequisite courses that students need to complete before being admitted to the eCampus Allied Health Program. A minimum of 36 credit hours of general education courses are also needed and some of the courses listed below can count toward these. Our advisors can provide more details about prerequisite course equivalents and general education course requirements.

Prerequisites

One Semester/Courses

  • Medical Terminology
  • Technical or Advanced Writing
  • Lifespan Psychology
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Medical Ethics
  • General Chemistry I
  • College Algebra
  • General Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Computer Basics
  • General Psychology
  • Introduction to Gerontology  

Two Semesters/Courses

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology

BGSU eCampus Online Courses

7-week courses

  • Fall 1 - PUBH 3300 - Research Methods Public/Allied Health
  • Fall 1 - GERO 3010 - Diversity in the Experience of Aging
  • Fall 2 - PUBH 4250 - Policies in Healthcare
  • Fall 2 - PUBH 3200 - Introduction to Public Health
  • Spring 1 - PUBH 3400 - Introduction to Human Disease
  • Spring 1 - SOWK 4400 - Introduction to Addictions and Substance Abuse
  • Spring 2 - GERO 4020 - Health and Aging
  • Spring 2 - AHS 4010 - Issues in Healthcare Administration
  • Summer - AHS 4050 - Case Studies in Healthcare Admin
  • Summer - AHTH 3100 - Allied Health Educator 

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Application Requirements

  • Must have earned an appropriate associate degree in a medical technical discipline
  • Complete application to BGSU and eCampus
  • Submit transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Completion of all pre-requisite courses including general education courses – (these may be taken at any accredited college, including BGSU)
  • 2.0 GPA

To be admitted to the BSAH program, students must previously have earned an associate degree in a health specialty from an accredited college or university. The number of transfer credits granted to entering allied health students varies depending on preparation at the associate degree level and beyond. Pre-admission counseling is required for students seeking entry to the BSAH program.  While students can take their additional required courses beyond their associate degrees at BGSU or another institution, the “Pathway to Completion” courses (30 credit hours) must be taken at BGSU. 

Steps to Apply

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Submit Your Application Online
 

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Note: There is a non-refundable application fee. If for some reason all of your transcripts do not arrive or you decide not to begin for a given semester, another application and fee will be required for the next semester.

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Submit Official Collegiate Transcripts


Request official copies of transcripts from every college or university you have attended. The Office of Transfer Evaluation will then evaluate your official transcript for possible credit towards your degree. Official transcripts should be sent directly to:

Office of Admissions
200 University Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

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eCampus Enrollment Specialist Will Help you Enroll

Approximately one week after the Admissions Office receives your transcripts and application, your application will be processed. You will receive an email from the Admissions office when that is complete.  At that point, you will receive an email from an eCampus enrollment specialist with instructions for registration.

You will be enrolled in and receive your degree from the College of Health and Human Services

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the baccalaureate, students in Allied Health are expected to:

  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills required for effective health care practice;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impacts of health disparities (e.g. addictions, poverty, mental health parity);
  • Apply knowledge and principles of effective management in allied healthcare settings;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the economic and legal-political aspects of the US healthcare system;
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct quantitative, qualitative, or mixed method research involving data collection and analysis.

Accreditation and/or Program/Cluster Review

Bowling Green State University [BGSU] is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.  BGSU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 01/01/1916. The most recent reaffirmation of accreditation was received in 2012 - 2013. Questions should be directed to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.

The Allied Health program will undergo its next Program/Cluster Review during the Academic Year 2020-21. For more information, click here

Professional Licensure (If applicable)

Bowling Green State University programs leading to licensure, certification and/or endorsement, whether delivered online, face-to-face or in a blended format, satisfy the academic requirements for those credentials set forth by the State of Ohio.

Requirements for licensure, certification and/or endorsement eligibility vary greatly from one profession to another and from state to state. The Allied Health program leads to professional licensure. For more information, click here.

Gainful Employment (If applicable)

Under the Higher Education Act Title IV disclosure requirements, an institution must provide current and prospective students with information about each of its programs that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.

The Allied Health program is not a recognized occupation that requires a Gainful Employment disclosure.