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U.S News and World Report announced The Ohio State University Online Bachelor’s Programs earned the top spot among online colleges for 2018.This is a leap from a tie at the #8 position held last year. The online Health Sciences undergraduate degree from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, is one of just three programs that make up the Ohio State online portfolio earning this distinct ranking.

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Science’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences introduces students to the healthcare field with the perfect mix of both business and science in a flexible academic environment. The curriculum includes a broad spectrum of courses; from anatomy, psychology, pathophysiology and epidemiology, to research design, healthcare statistics analysis, ethics and policy issues, and management principles. The courses are taught by the same distinguished faculty from the University that teach on campus, with a small student-to-faculty ratio. Each faculty member works with an instructional designer; an expert in taking the best parts of an instructor’s style and reshaping them for a technology-rich modality to provide the best online experience possible.

Upon graduation, students are well-prepared to begin their health-related career, advance in their current healthcare role or apply to enter a graduate professional program in medicine, dentistry, physical therapy, occupational therapy and other fields.

U.S. News ranks accredited online programs based on various factors, including faculty credentials and training, student engagement, instructor responsiveness, peer reputation, and student services and technology.

Other recent awards for this program:

Bestcolleges.com 2017 #3 Best Online Health Science Programs

Affordablecolleges.com 2018 4th Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences


Learn more about our Online Health Sciences program https://hrs.osu.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/health-science/online-program-admissions and U.S. News and World Report Best Online Bachelor’s Programs ranking and methodology https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/ohio-state-university-columbus-6883/bachelors