Nursing and Health Studies Program

B.A. Health Studies

iStock-000015437893Medium.jpgSummary of the B. A. Health Studies Degree

Prospective Students

Prospective students who are interested overall in the subject area of public health, and who are interested in learning how to analyze and problem solve within the public health discipline are encouraged to examine this major closely.  More details about Health Studies are available on our web site.

Program Location and Classes

Classes are held on the Bothell campus.  Many classes for this major are currently under development, but classes that meet all in-person and classes that meet on a hybrid basis (some in-person, some online meetings) are both expected to be developed.  Current details about course offerings are available here, but more details will be posted as they become available.

Program Start

Health Studies will admit its first group of students to start in this major for Fall 2013.  Right now, annual Fall admissions are planned, but we hope to admit students more than once a year as soon as we can.  Details regarding our admission requirements and the application process are now available. 

Program Completion

Courses required for the degree are listed here.

How the Degree Works

To earn a B. A. in Health Studies requires 62 credits of Health studies courses, plus a variety of other courses and electives.  Total number of credits required for the degree is 180. The specific course breakdown for graduation is listed here.

What Students Will Learn

Students in our program will develop knowledge and skills useful for improving public health practice. More details are available here.

Program Cost

Current UW Bothell tuition rates are accessible in the UW Bothell Tuition and Fees section (click on Tuition Rates, then select UW Bothell and your correct student status). Financial Aid and scholarships are available; please consult the UW Bothell Financial Aid office for more information.

For More Information

If you would like to schedule a one on one advising appointment, please contact the School of Nursing & Health Studies at 425-352-5376 or via e-mail at







Health Studies Information Sessions

Do you have questions about the Health Studies major, or the major application process?  If so, please attend one of our upcoming information sessions:

For questions, or to make an appointment for one-on-one advising, please contact us at
425-352-5376 or via e-mail at