BS in Human Biology

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We know you have places to go, and the B.S. in Human Biology at Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC) can help get you there.  

Coursework for the Bachelor of Science in human biology degree can be used to earn prerequisite health science and general education courses for those seeking admission to a variety of health professions programs, including chiropractic, osteopathic, medical, dental, optometry, physical therapy, and others. 

You can also earn an A.A. in Biological Sciences as you work toward your B.S. in Human Biology. You will be ready to enter the workforce in various health science, life science, and laboratory professions.

In the human biology major at CUKC, in addition to studying the various areas of biology, you will have opportunities to engage in research by developing and implementing research projects and interpreting findings within the discipline of human biology.  

The human biology major is an excellent choice for students who plan to pursue chiropractic, medical, or dental programs. CUKC has an option for students interested in both the human biology and Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degrees where 25 credits of human biology coursework may be used toward fulfillment of some Doctor of Chiropractic requirements.

Bachelor of Science in Human Biology highlights

  • Study around your schedule. Select courses may be offered online or hybrid online and on-campus. 
  • We offer three terms a year, so you can earn your Bachelor of Science in human biology faster. We offer six start dates per year.  
  • Coursework is mapped to the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) Review to help you prepare. 
  • For those interested in CUKC’s Doctor of Chiropractic program, you may begin taking doctor of chiropractic degree program classes your last year. Start on your DC degree while you finish the bachelor’s.  
  • In addition to advanced degrees, our instructors have worked in the field, which translates to firsthand insight and networking options for you.

“An accelerated undergraduate program for my B.S. in Human Biology made sense. It significantly shortened my time to be accepted into medical school.” 

-McKenna A.

Career Options with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology 

The human biology major can be a stand-alone degree that prepares you to start a career as a: 

  • Research associate 
  • Medical device or pharmaceutical salesperson 
  • Biological lab worker 

In addition, with a human biology degree, you could pursue further education to become a doctor of chiropractic, a medical doctor, physical therapist, dentist, or researcher, or work in another healthcare field.

Explore Courses for the Human Biology Major

Students will complete a minimum of 120 credit hours to earn a B.S. in Human Biology. Advisors will work with prospective students to evaluate prior coursework that may be eligible for credit transfer.

Admission Requirements for the B.S. in Human Biology

  • Complete a formal online application to the program along with the non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit your official high school transcript showing a graduation date and a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale. (A GED credential certification or verification from an accredited appropriate home-school agency will also satisfy this requirement.) If you are currently in high school, you may submit your transcript for the first term of your junior year. A final official transcript must be submitted after graduation but before starting at CUKC.
  • Submit official post-secondary transcript(s) if you have completed college credits. If you have more than 24 college credits you are not required to submit high school transcripts. Your cumulative college grade point average should be a minimum of 2.0.
  • A non-refundable tuition deposit, which is credited to the first trimester’s tuition, is required within 60 days after being accepted into the program.

Get Started on Your B.S. in Human Biology Degree

If you have not attended college, or you have fewer than 24 college credit hours, you must submit your high school transcript or equivalency documentation. All official college transcripts are required for all degree programs. Transcripts must be sent directly to the Office of Admissions. 

Applicants for the B.S. in Human Biology may be required to participate in a final interview prior to enrolling at CUKC. Applicants will be notified in writing of the University’s decision regarding admission. 

Don’t wait! Start your journey today.  

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