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General Information

The Bachelor in Health Sciences is an interdisciplinary, a unique, and non traditional Program that provides excellence education in the area of healthcare to persons holding associate degrees in health related fields such as Radiology Technicians, Ophthalmic Technicians, Dental Assistants, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapy Assistants and other professionals.   It also provides these professionals the opportunity of completing their studies towards a bachelor�s degree in the evening to accommodate full-time workers or those with commitments during the day. The curriculum aims to develop competent and caring health professionals that are capable of delivering quality health care management services. Since the academic year 2010-2011, the Bachelor�s in Health Sciences Degree Program offers only the Administration Area in the evening, while  the Education Area is inactive.

Admission Requirements

In order to be considered for admission, applicants must comply with the following requirements:
· Hold an Associate Degree with at least 36 semester credits in a health sciences field.
· A grade point average of at least 2.00 in health related courses.
· Satisfactorily complete courses in the areas specified below at an accredited college or university (for specific courses, please contact the program).

Required Courses

English 6 Semester Credit - Hours
Spanish 6 Semester Credit - Hours
Social Sciences or Humanities 6 Semester Credit - Hours
Bilogical Sciences 6 Semester Credit - Hours
Mathematics* 6 Semester Credit - Hours
Total 30 Semester Credit - Hours

*These may be taken during the first year the student is enrolled in the program.
· Interview with the program’s faculty.
· Fluency in Spanish and knowledge and comprehension of English

Course Descriptions

(Please click here to download the course descriptions in PDF format)

Informative Sheet

(Please click here to download the Informative Sheet of the Program)

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate, the following requirements must be met:
· Complete 62 semester credits (Education option) or 60 semester credits (Administration option), in addition to the 36 credits in professional courses taken as part of an associate degree or undergraduate certificate in the health sciences or health related fields, 30 credits in general educational and 14 credits in liberal courses.
· Obtain a minimum overall grade point average of 2.00 and complete area option courses with a minimum grade of C.

Program Faculty

Prof. Nydia Gonz�lez de Laborde
Prof. Melba L. Mu�iz Santiago
Dra. Mar�a V. Rodr�guez Frau
Prof. Iris M. Santiago S�nchez
Prof. Lillian Soto Arcelay
Dr. Rub�n Garc�a

Physical Address

Medical Center Complex
Monacillo Area, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
School of Health Professions, Temporary Building #2B


Director - 758-2525, ext. 4301
Secretary -758-2525, ext. 4300
Fax -759-3645

Program Presentation

For a program presentation, please click here.

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