Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$350 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in BioHealth Sciences – Online

What can you do with a health sciences career?

Practice flexible professional skills that are needed for careers in health sciences fields, and receive training that will help you transition from college to the workplace once you graduate from Oregon State’s online biohealth sciences major.

National data projects job growth in the expanding health care industry that is “much faster than average” — at a rate of 15% between now and 2029 — compared to all other occupational groups.

Know your value

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, people with a bachelor's degree earn on average 64% more per week than those with a high school diploma. The difference in total earnings over the course of a person's career could be as much as $1 million.

Sample job titles for biohealth sciences graduates

  • Patient care advocate
  • Health services manager
  • Medical equipment/pharmaceutical sales representative
  • Community health specialist
  • Health care administrator
  • Health educator
  • Environmental health science information specialist

The best career resources for science majors

Oregon State’s College of Science career development services will help you figure out what you want to do with your life, develop an action plan to achieve your goals and land a satisfying job. 

As an added benefit, you’ll have access to OSU’s Career Development Center and its many resources.


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