BAAS-Health Sciences

A female health care professional smiling at her coworker.

Transfer credit directly from a two-year school, a college or university or complete your degree after working or serving in the military.

Texas Woman’s Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree in Health Sciences provides a seamless transition from an AAS to a bachelor’s degree with four degree emphasis options:

Courses are offered in person or online, providing you with the flexibility needed to earn a degree while working and balancing family life.

Why a BAAS degree?

  • Allows you to build on your occupational experience and apply your community college or technical institution credit toward an applied bachelor’s degree from TWU
  • Take courses from multiple academic disciplines to complete the Texas core curriculum
  • The multidisciplinary approach provides options for making this a great degree for students interested in developing expertise in more than one discipline or career objective

Why Texas Woman’s University?

TWU is devoted to transfers

More than half of our student body transfers from other universities and community colleges. Our collaboration with the North Texas Community College Consortium (NTCCC) allows for pathways leading to a BAAS in Business with the following community college partners:

  • Collin College
  • Dallas County Community Colleges
  • Hill College
  • North Central Texas College
  • Tarrant County College
  • Trinity Valley College
  • Tyler Junior College

Texas Woman’s also ranks 5th (tied) among U.S. universities for diversity, according to U.S. News & World Report.

A private school education at a public school price

Part of the Texas Woman’s experience is keeping costs low and education quality high:

  • No. 2 in the state for adding value to student’s earning potential, according to The Economist Magazine
  • 9th among all Texas public universities at keeping college costs down, according to College for All Texans

For a breakdown of cost of attendance, check out our Tuition and Fees Estimator.

TWU does more to build women leaders

Only 5.4 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs are women, and only 25 percent of senior managers and executives within those companies are women. TWU is working to help change that. More than 70 percent of our faculty and staff across the university are women.

For our budding entrepreneurs, the Center for Women in Business is the state’s only university center dedicated to women’s entrepreneurship and business ownership. The Center provides tools for you to succeed including access to training/coaching, funding, mentoring and networking opportunities.

TWU believes in opening doors for its students

The Career Connections Center on each campus provides advising services and tailored career planning for our students and alumni, from career advising and networking to negotiating a salary after graduation. The Career Center has also implemented Handshake, a unique resume reviewing and job opening database that works to fast-track your job search.

Career Opportunities

Your career opportunities with this degree span far and wide as you will be prepared to enter several areas of the health care industry:

You’ll also have opportunities in large companies as a health coordinator, health program marketing professional or community health promoter within corporations or insurance companies.

*Job outlook for 2016-26 rated as much faster than average.
** Job outlook for 2016-26 rated as faster than average.

Program Requirements

In this program, you must complete a total of 120 semester credit hours, of which 42 can be credits from previous AAS programs or community college coursework. You will take 33 hours of health sciences courses and 36 hours in upper-level courses.

A full list of courses and requirements are available in the course catalog for each degree option:

Admission Requirements

See the Admissions Office for TWU admission requirements and application information.

For More Information

Aaron Hollingsworth
Academic Advisor
College of Health Sciences  

For eligibility questions contact:

TWU Office of Admissions

Apply today

Page last updated 9:43 AM, February 11, 2020