B.S. in Biophysical Sciences

Delivery Format: On Campus

Total Credit Hours Required: 120 +

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The Bachelor of Science in Biophysical Sciences, offered on campus in Virginia Beach, is one of the most academically rigorous health sciences programs in Virginia. If you enjoy scientific discovery, love the arts and want to make a positive difference in the rapidly growing STEM industry, this program is for you. Offering a blend of the life sciences, you'll experience curriculum that goes beyond the traditional discipline. Presented from a Christian worldview, this health science degree will prepare you for a career in medicine, science, education or politics. 

  • Advance in biology, mathematics, chemistry, bioethics, scientific thought, theology and cosmology.
  • Learn foundational scientific theories, techniques of chemical experimentation, and best practices for analyzing, hypothesizing and recording data.
  • Explore bioethics, evolutionary theory and historical philosophies.

Take Your Career to the Next Level

  • Lab Technologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Healthcare Technician
  • Educator
  • Medical Research
  • Preparation for further studies in medical, veterinary, optometry, dentistry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmaceutical fields or as a physician assistant.

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type


On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours


  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.


  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour


Student Fees




Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)



One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)



Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)


One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)



Contributes to university academic and administrative operations


Optional Fees


Late Payment


Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

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