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Bachelor of Science in Human Biology

The Human Biology degree prepares students for further study in a professional degree, advanced graduate program, or for careers in science and health professions. The highly-ranked Human Biology degree will prepare you to make evidence-informed decisions, apply scientific principles to solve problems and to communicate biological concepts effectively.

Online Degree

Bachelor of Science in Human Biology

The Human Biology degree prepares students for further study in a professional degree, advanced graduate program, or for careers in science and health professions. The highly-ranked Human Biology degree will prepare you to make evidence-informed decisions, apply scientific principles to solve problems and to communicate biological concepts effectively.

Online

Complete your degree with our flexible online program.

3-4 years

Length of Program.

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$375 per credit hour

122 credit hours.

Next Trimester Start

May 13, 2024
September 9, 2024
January 7, 2025

More Ways to Make a Difference

Build the foundation to excel in a variety of scientific and health care fields. As the demand for specialists in all areas of biology and health care continues to rise, a BS in Human Biology is a smart first step toward a fascinating career.

Since our founding in 1935, Logan University has been dedicated to the advancement of health care. Here, you’ll learn from some of the world’s best educators and researchers, surrounded by a supportive community of students who are as committed as you are.

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More Ways to Make a Difference

Build the foundation to excel in a variety of scientific and healthcare fields. As the demand for specialists in all areas of biology and health care continues to rise, a BS  Degree in Human Biology is a smart first step toward a rewarding career.

Since our founding in 1935, Logan University has been dedicated to the advancement of health care. Through this online program and biology department, you’ll learn from some of the world’s best educators and researchers, supported by a community of students who are as committed as you are.

Admissions Requirements for Bachelor’s Degree Program
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: HUMAN BIOLOGY:

The Bachelor of Science degree programs have the following admission requirements:

  • Complete the online application.
  • For High School graduates and any student with less than 24 semester hours of undergraduate coursework (after
    graduating high school):

    • Request that an official transcript be sent directly to Logan University from accredited High School. If the applicant attended multiple institutions for high school or undergraduate course work, an official transcript must be sent from each institution directly to Logan.
    •  2.5 CGPA (unweighted) from high school.
    •  ACT/SAT Score (within 7 years) – Logan University does not offer pre-college/ remedial level course work.  SAT/ACT scores are used to help determine preparedness for college level English and math course work at the minimum of the 100 level.
      • ACT Composite Score Minimum: 23
      • SAT Composite Score Minimum: 1100
    •  Student with a high school CGPA (unweighted) between 2.0 to 2.49 may appeal for Alternative Admissions acceptance to the Admissions Committee.
      • Students will be coded as AATP-PREQ.
      • Logan University reserves the right to outline special conditions of acceptance for AATP-PREREQ students they believe will optimize a student’s chances for success such as reduced course loads, required tutoring, required meetings with academic success coaches, etc.
    • Student without ACT/SAT Score may appeal for Alternative Admissions acceptance to the Admissions Committee.
      • Students will be coded as AATP-PREQ.
      • Logan University reserves the right to outline special conditions of acceptance for AATP-PREREQ students they believe will optimize a student’s chances for success such as reduced course loads, required tutoring, required meetings with academic success coaches, etc.
  • For transfer students with 24 or more semester hours of undergraduate coursework (after graduating high school):
    • Request that an official transcript be sent directly to Logan University from all accredited institutions. If the applicant attended multiple institutions for undergraduate course work, an official transcript must be sent from each institution directly to Logan.
    • 2.5 CGPA (unweighted) from undergraduate course work.
    • Student with an undergraduate CGPA (unweighted) between 2.0 to 2.49 may appeal for Alternative Admissions acceptance to the Admissions Committee.
      • Students will be coded as AATP-PREQ.
      • Logan University reserves the right to outline special conditions of acceptance for AATP-PREREQ students they believe will optimize a student’s chances for success such as reduced course loads, required tutoring, required meetings with academic success coaches, etc.
  • GED/HiSET/Home School – Must meet one of the requirements to start in the Bachelor programs:
    • ACT/SAT Score (within 7 years) – Logan University does not offer pre-college/ remedial level course work. SAT/ACT scores are used to help determine preparedness for college level English and math course work at the minimum of the 100 level.
      • ACT Composite Score Minimum: 23
      • SAT Composite Score Minimum: 1100
      • Complete 24 semester hours of undergraduate course work either at Logan University as a none degree seeking student or complete them at another accredited institution.
  • International applicants see section in handbook titled “International Applicants”.

Students may be admitted through the Alternative Admissions Track Program (AATP). Students are encouraged to reach out to Admissions at Admissions@ericmacdesign.com or 636-230-1750 to discuss possible options.

The Human Biology degree will prepare you to enter a graduate school (M.S. & Ph.D. programs) of your choice or a professional program in medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, chiropractic, pharmacy, optometry, dentistry, or physician assistant.

The Human Biology degree can launch you toward a fulfilling career in the health care or health science where opportunities are limitless.  Examples include careers in research; biotechnology; microbiology; evolutionary biology; cell biology; forensic science; food science; teaching; health communications; environmental biology; work for pharmaceutical or medical device companies; or government agencies such as FDA, DNR, NASA, USDA, or FBI.

What are the admission requirements for the BSHB degree program?

  • minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA (unweighted) from high school, in addition to a qualifying SAT or ACT score.
  • minimum ACT composite score of 23, or a minimum SAT composite score of 1100.

What kind of courses will I be taking for this degree?

Graduate ready-to-work from rigorous general biology course work in anatomy, physiology, cell biology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, biochemistry, public health, and more. All biology courses are offered three times per year allowing students to graduate in less than 3 years. Many required courses are offered in an accelerated, 7-week format letting you complete basic natural science coursework in one academic year.

Why should I choose Logan for my BSHB?

Would you like to earn a biology BS degree from a nationally recognized, highly-ranked program?

If Yes – Logan University’s Bachelor of Science in Human Biology is for you.

Best Online Biology Degree

AC Online named our program #3 in its list of Best Online Biology Degrees.

Best Online Bachelor's

Named #3 Best Online Bachelor’s in Biology

Most Affordable Bachelor's Degree

Recognized as one of the top 15 Most Affordable Bachelor's Degree.

Best Online Bachelor's

Named #3 Best Online Bachelor’s in Biology for 2023

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Program Highlights

Healthy Careers Start Here

Prepare for a rewarding career in the health care or science workforce or to enter a graduate program in medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, chiropractic, pharmacy, optometry or dentistry with our nationally recognized degree.

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Earn your bachelor’s degree when it works best for you.

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Career Opportunities

Explore exciting career opportunities in the following fields: research scientist (academic, hospital, research organizations/companies), biotechnology, molecular biology, developmental biology, integrative biology, forensic science, food industries, government agencies (FDA, DNR, NASA, USDA, FBI), plant biology, biochemist, microbiologist, biology/chemistry teacher, health communications, pharmaceutical sales, medical device sales, setup & calibration, environmental science.

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Trimester Advantage

Logan’s academic year consists of three 15-week trimesters beginning in January, May and September, so you can begin your degree when you want. Many students complete their general biology and elective courses for a BS degree in Human Biology in less than three years and many decide to continue this into a graduate study program.

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World-Class Faculty and Facilities

Learn from leading subject experts in state-of-the-art facilities, including one of the most prestigious anatomy labs in the nation.

World-Class Faculty and Facilities

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A Health Care Leader

Be inspired by today’s and tomorrow’s human health and performance leaders. Logan is and always has been dedicated to advancing evidence-informed health care.

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Program Learning Outcomes

The biology courses from Logan will prepare you to apply scientific principles to solve problems, make evidence-based decisions, communicate biological concepts about human anatomy, and more.

  1. Communicate biological concepts to diverse audiences
  2. Apply scientific principles to solve problems relevant to human biology
  3. Utilize scientific information to make evidence-based decision
  4. Assess social and behavioral factors that impact human health
  5. Examine the major concepts in human biology
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Additional Resources

Academic Degree Plan

View the courses that you’ll take throughout your Bachelor of Science in Human Biology program.

Academic Schedules

Course number, title, time, instructors and more—find everything you need to enroll in classes for upcoming trimesters.

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Tuition & Fees

Logan is proud to provide quality education at great value. Undergraduate, graduate and doctorate—all of our programs are competitively priced. Students graduate with a marketable degree and lower student debt. For current tuition, fees and estimated expenses, click below.

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2021-2022 Course Descriptions

Graduate ready for work or graduate school with rigorous courses in anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, nutrition, biology, genetics, organic chemistry, intro to public health and more.

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Accelerated Education Options

Whether working toward a bachelor’s degree at Logan or transferring credits to another college program, the Flexible Accelerated Science Track (FAST) lets you complete your basic science coursework in one academic year.

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