At South College, you can pursue your bachelor’s degree in health science (post-PTA) fully online or take a mix of online and on-campus classes at our Asheville, Knoxville, or Nashville campus. Learn at your convenience in a hybrid or online bachelor’s degree program in health science, and begin working toward tomorrow’s career today!
18 months (full-time), depending on academic background and completion of the PTA associate program
Available for qualified applicants
Earn your bachelor’s degree in Asheville, Knoxville, Nashville, or online!
Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships is available to those who qualify. To learn more about financial aid options that can help you pursue this health science degree, contact us today.
Careers in healthcare—and especially in physical therapy—can be rewarding, and a health science bachelor’s degree can help you develop the skills to succeed and grow in the field. Earning a bachelor’s degree in health science can increase your marketability for administrative positions in physical therapy or healthcare environments and earning a bachelor’s degree is a key qualification for those wishing to enter a Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Science (Post Physical Therapist Assistant) program (BS) at South College is designed for students who have completed an associate level physical therapist assistant program and wish to further their education. Earning a BS in Health Science (Post PTA) degree can help you to advance in the workforce or seek admittance into the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. With a balance of theoretical and laboratory coursework, students can hone the critical thinking and analytical skills needed in today’s competitive and evolving work environments.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).