Division of Professional Studies

Online Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies, Bachelor of Science


Earn a Transfer-Friendly Online Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies Degree from Saint Francis University


The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies is an online degree completion program designed to provide an accelerated degree pathway for students interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree in health and science.


Offered: On-Line 

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Incorporates a solid health and science core with a general education curriculum

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Transfer-friendly option

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100% online degree completion program


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The SFU Learning Experience

Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies the Saint Francis Way

The Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies program at SFU qualifies as a degree completer for students seeking an accelerated pathway in obtaining an undergraduate degree in health and science.

Through this program, students will have the opportunity to:

  • maximize their prior college-level course work or associate’s degree in science or health care or a related field;
  • transfer any military credits in the pursuit of a bachelor’s degree.

Completion of this program will prepare students to pursue a graduate professional healthcare degree, enter the workforce, or advance in their career.


What You’ll Learn in the Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies Program

This program incorporates a solid health and science core with a general education curriculum reflecting the goals of Franciscan Higher Education. 

  • Degree Paths
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Degree Path

    Degree PathPlan of Study

    Course Catalog


    Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies B.S.

    Plan of Study

    Course Catalog - 23/24


    Concentration: Pre-Physician Assistant Course Catalog - 23/24 

    Estimated Completion Time:

    Typically 3 to 5 years of part-time study


  • Student Learning Outcomes:

    • Students will appreciate the values of an interdisciplinary approach to health care. 
    • Students will think critically as they address health-related issues. 
    • Students will communicate effectively in verbal and written formats.
    • Students will employ moral and ethical decision making as a health professional.
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Experienced faculty who love to teach


Division of Professional Studies Faculty 

Degree and certificate programs offered through the Division of Professional Studies are taught by an advantageous mix of accomplished SFU faculty and industry experts who are passionate about teaching adult learners. 


In our online courses, you will find faculty who:

  • bring real-world expertise into the classroom.
  • tailor their online courses to best deliver the subject matter.
  • are trained in effective online teaching styles and technology tools.


Career Outlook in Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies

As a graduate with an Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies degree, you can work in such fields as:

  • Clinical Occupations
  • Social and Human Services
  • Wellness
  • Education
  • Health Promotion and Management
  • Pharmaceutical/ Medical Sales 



Frequently Asked Questions About Interdisciplinary Healthcare Studies at Saint Francis University

  • What are some of the companies that have hired SFU graduates on this program?

    Some of the companies that hire our graduates include:

    • Agencies (local, state, federal)
    • Non-governmental Organizations
    • Community Health Clinics/ Centers
    • Social Service Agencies
    • Wellness Centers
    • Health Charities/Foundations
    • Research Institutes/Labs 
    • Group Homes 
    • Correctional Facilities and Many More!! 
  • Will the program provide me the prerequisites for graduate studies?

    Students intending to pursue a graduate degree should check into the program's requirements and any prerequisites so appropriate electives can be taken