Obtaining a Bachelor of Health Science Degree

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How is a distance Bachelor of Health degree different from a Nursing degree?

Obtaining a Bachelor of Health Science Degree

A Bachelor of Health Science is available through open learning within the Canadian Virtual University System. Thompson Rivers University offers a Bachelor of Health Science available to Canadians, U.S. and international students. The goal of the health science degree is to put an academic foundation under previous training, enhance existing skill sets and prepare students for management level positions.

What education can be transferred to the Bachelor of Science degree?

  • International and US Students may be able to receive 60 credits from a recognized 2-year diploma and up to 90 credits for 3-year college diploma. Diplomas may be:
  1. Medical Records Technician diploma
  2. Addictions Counsellor diploma
  3. Medical Office Management diploma
  4. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) diploma
  5. Social Service Work diploma
  • Canadian Students with diplomas from the Pan Canadian Pathways network of colleges receive credits automatically toward their Bachelor of Science degree.



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