RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonprofit Colleges Online, a website dedicated to helping students find the best offerings in affordable online degree programs, has published a twenty program ranking of Best Online Bachelor's in Public Health / Health Sciences degree programs (http://www.nonprofitcollegesonline.com/best-online-bachelors-public-health-sciences/).
In this ranking, West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas, leads the pack, offering students the greatest value for its Bachelor's of Health Sciences degree program. West Texas A&M University has an estimated four-year cost for its Bachelor's of Health Sciences program of $34,116. Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, New Hampshire, placed second in the ranking with an estimated tuition cost of $38,400. The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota, placed third with an estimated tuition of $46,762.
All of the schools included in the ranking are nonprofit institutions, accredited by a reputable accreditation board, and offer their degree program online with minimal or no campus visits required. The estimated tuition costs used in this ranking are based on their out-of-state tuition cost.
Other colleges and universities making the list include (alphabetically ordered):
Appalachian State University - Boone, North Carolina
Arizona State University - Tempe, Arizona
Bellevue University - Bellevue, Nebraska
Kent State University - Kent, Ohio
Mississippi University for Women - Columbus, Mississippi
National University - La Jolla, California
Northeastern University - Boston, Massachusetts
Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, Arizona
Ohio State University - Columbus, Ohio
Pacific University - Forest Grove, Oregon
University of Arizona - Tucson, Arizona
University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, Ohio
University of Florida - Gainesville, Florida
University of Missouri - Columbia, Missouri
University of North Carolina at Greensboro - Greensboro, North Carolina
University of West Florida - Pensacola, Florida
Youngstown State University - Youngstown, Ohio
"A Bachelor's in Public Health / Health Sciences will provide students with an interdisciplinary understanding of the organization, structure, and function of modern healthcare systems and healthcare organizations," says Sam Mazany, editor at Nonprofit Colleges Online. He goes on to say, "This degree focuses on the understanding of public health issues and public health policy. It teaches the analytical skills needed to assess, plan, and implement improved disease prevention strategies and health promotion campaigns. The Bachelor's in Public Health / Health Sciences degree is an incredibly flexible degree that allows students many paths to pursue within the growing field of health or to continue their studies further. Hospitals and other healthcare institutions employ hundreds of people who, though not doctors or nurses, need special training to do a myriad of administrative jobs within this growing industry. This ranking will help guide prospective students who are interested in an online program that will allow them to invest in their future career while giving them flexibility in the present."
Nonprofit Colleges Online (http://www.nonprofitcollegesonline.com) is an online publication committed to promoting accredited institutions that put students before profits. The site helps students find affordable, distance education learning solutions by publishing rankings that make this information more readily available.
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