Considering an Online Health Science Certification?

CDI College, the school below with the highest ranking, has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in health science to become successful health psychologists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 83,530 individuals employed as environmental scientists and specialists, including health in America, and their average annual salary is $67,360. Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors make on average $40,420 per year and there are about 78,470 of them employed today .

Health Science Common Job Tasks
  • making observations
  • developing expert knowledge of laboratory equipment
  • breeding animals for the purpose of investigating nutrition
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Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant

Rehabilitation assistants work with physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and recreational therapists to aid in the recovery of patients. CDI College's Rehabilitation Assistant (RA) program is for students with a strong interest in human development, including injury, functional movement, human disorders and more. Graduates of this diploma program have the skills, knowledge, values and behaviours necessary for employment in clinics, hospitals, and rehabilitation centres. Courses focus on understanding the body and human development. Students will study bio-chemistry, body mechanics and systems, anatomy and physiology, therapeutic exercise, and the use of advanced technological equipment. Students put their knowledge to use in clinical placements in the community. Students are given an opportunity to complete their practicum in whichever specialty field they choose.

Nutrition, Diet & Health Science Offline

Ashworth College's Career Diploma in Nutrition, Diet, and Health program is designed to teach students about the importance of the food pyramid, the affect of nutrients on energy, planning a diet, and reading food labels. Students have the opportunity to learn about food choices, nutrition guidelines, energy balance, weight management, sports nutrition, the life cycle, food safety and technology, and the world view of nutrition. Students also study the human body, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, amino acids, vitamins, water, and minerals. Ashworth College provides students in this program with an illustrated textbook, study guides, a career search guide, and a time management guide.

Nutrition, Diet & Health Science Online

This program teaches how to eat and prepare foods for a more energetic, less illness-prone lifestyle. Students will receive solid training in the scientific approach to nutrition. They will explore the food pyramid, diet planning, the digestive system and how nutrients affect energy, wellness and disease. The Nutrition Course is comprised of 15 comprehensive lessons. They are easy to follow, yet challenging and stimulating at the same time. Each lesson begins with a subject matter preview and objectives, an introductory note from the instructor and a vocabulary builder of new words and terms.

Physical Therapy

Ashworth College's Career Diploma in Physical Therapy Aide program gives students the opportunity to learn how to assist patients suffering from a variety of injuries and problems. This program is intended to teach about the physical therapy profession and career opportunities for aides. Students also have a chance to learn about ethical and legal issues, medical records, terminology, safety and preparation, and wheelchairs and assistive devices. Ashworth College provides students in this program with an illustrated lesson book, study guides, a career search guide, and a time management guide.

Health Science Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Health Science Schools (campus and online)

Harvard University
Total Programs 113
Number of Subjects 76
Rank in USA 1st
Yale University
Total Programs 132
Number of Subjects 95
Rank in USA 2nd
Stanford University
Total Programs 126
Number of Subjects 95
Rank in USA 3rd
Columbia University in the City of New York
Total Programs 192
Number of Subjects 141
Rank in USA 4th
University of Pennsylvania
Total Programs 188
Number of Subjects 140
Rank in USA 5th
University of California-Berkeley
Total Programs 145
Number of Subjects 105
Rank in USA 6th
University of California-Los Angeles
Total Programs 168
Number of Subjects 111
Rank in USA 7th
Brown University
Total Programs 135
Number of Subjects 88
Rank in USA 9th
University of Southern California
Total Programs 251
Number of Subjects 166
Rank in USA 10th
Northwestern University
Total Programs 197
Number of Subjects 139
Rank in USA 11th
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Total Programs 67
Number of Subjects 67
Rank in USA 12th
New York University
Total Programs 204
Number of Subjects 146
Rank in USA 13th
Dartmouth College
Total Programs 88
Number of Subjects 68
Rank in USA 14th
Duke University
Total Programs 77
Number of Subjects 76
Rank in USA 15th
University of Virginia-Main Campus
Total Programs 106
Number of Subjects 103
Rank in USA 16th
Vanderbilt University
Total Programs 144
Number of Subjects 81
Rank in USA 17th
The University of Texas at Austin
Total Programs 169
Number of Subjects 141
Rank in USA 18th
Johns Hopkins University
Total Programs 178
Number of Subjects 136
Rank in USA 19th
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Total Programs 148
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 20th
University of California-San Diego
Total Programs 121
Number of Subjects 89
Rank in USA 22nd