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Pursue your A.S. in Health Sciences degree at Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

A.S. in Health Sciences

Discover the Formula for Your Future

Regent’s Associate of Science in Health Sciences, offered on campus in Virginia Beach, provides a challenging general-education curriculum integrated with a specialized focus on science. This program may also serve as a pre-nursing degree. Study subjects including ethics, anatomy, physiology, nutrition, microbiology and chemistry—all taught from a Christian worldview.

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EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Take a significant step toward earning your bachelor’s degree upon completion of this health sciences and pre-nursing major.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). We have also been recognized among the Top 20 Best College Campuses in America by Niche, 2019-20, and received an “A+” campus rating. Experience the Regent difference through the Associate of Science in Health Sciences degree program.

On completing the A.S. in Health Sciences you will be able to:

  • Take the next step toward earning your bachelor’s degree.
  • Pursue employment as a medical technician or lab assistant.

Career Opportunities

  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Medical Technician
  • Medical Records/Clerical
$54Thousand
Mean annual wage for clinical laboratory technologists and technicians U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

Second of two-semester series. Structure and function of the cardiovascular, immune, digestive, endocrine, and urinary systems. Three credit hours lecture with one credit hour lab. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in BIOL 201.

Basic principles of human nutrition are investigated, emphasizing the nutrients, food sources, and their use in the body for growth and health throughout life. Three credit hours lecture.

The nature of microorganisms and their ability to interact with humans. Current techniques used to identify, culture, and control microorganisms. Three credit hours lecture with one credit hour lab. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in BIOL 201 and 202.

Principles and concepts of chemical thought and basic chemical laboratory procedures. Three credit hours lecture with one credit hour lab.

Examination of the major themes in the study and practice of psychology, such as human nature, motivation, change and development, and spiritual struggles, as well as applied psychological knowledge for everyday life.

Examination of the major theoretical perspectives related to physical, cognitive, language, emotional, spiritual, and social development in people over the life span.

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

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

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

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $605/credit hour
  • $574/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
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

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

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150

$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

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

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee(On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee(Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

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

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

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

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $574/credit hour
  • $574/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
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

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

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150

$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

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

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee(On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee(Online Students)

$750/semester

$600/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

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

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