Bachelor in Applied Science, BAS
Advance Your Career in the Applied Sciences
The Lindenwood University Applied Science Bachelor’s degree is designed for working adults who seek professional career advancement but are in need of a baccalaureate degree.
The College of Science, Technology, and Health offers a Bachelor of Applied Science online program with two emphasis areas. This program delivers innovative and quality science, public health, and management education for students who have previously earned an Associate of Applied Science degree from regionally accredited community or technical colleges to enhance their career and professional opportunities. The Bachelor of Applied Science online program can be completed 100% online or using a combination of in-person and online courses, so students can remain in the workforce and take classes that suit their personal and professional schedules.
The applied science degree online has two different paths students can choose from:
– Healthcare Management
– Social and Behavioral Sciences
Lindenwood University has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1921.
Lindenwood’s online, flexible degrees enable you to balance your personal and professional responsibilities while gaining the analysis skills and valuable insights to create positive change for organizations in business, health care, education, and more.
Program at a Glance
Cost per Credit
Your bachelor of applied science online program coursework can develop you in a diversified knowledge base and skillset to help you take on challenges within healthcare, education, business, and more. Strengthen foundational coursework through topical focuses in the following areas:
- Health and Well-Being in Society
- Health Promotion
- Ethical Issues in Healthcare Management
- Public Health and Social Justice
Graduates can pursue careers in healthcare, behavioral health and much more. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), medical and health managers can earn a median annual salary of $101,340. Behavioral health support roles such as psychiatric technicians and aides can earn $36,230 and can take advantage of a faster than average job growth rate of 9 percent.
For admission to your program, you will need to complete your online application and submit the following documents:
- Online application
- Official transcripts
All colleges and universities previously attended. If you have fewer than 24 college credits, you will need to submit your official high school transcript.
If cumulative college GPA is below a 2.0, the following will also be required:
- Letter of intent/personal statement
(1–2 page document indicating your interest in the program and Lindenwood)
The cost per credit hour for this program is $495. Besides affordable tuition, we offer a generous transfer policy of up to 90 credits toward your degree completion to further offset tuition costs—to save you time and money on your education!
Frequently Asked Questions
Basic science aims to solve problems within the context of scientific principles and solutions for the sake of gaining new knowledge, whereas applied science leverages scientific principles and applications to solve problems in the real world.
A Bachelor of Applied Science develops students in the areas of public health, management and scientific disciplines.
Applied science aims to solve real-world problems using scientific principles.
Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?
Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. After nearly 200 years of academic excellence, Lindenwood is committed to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.
We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.
We are committed to offering our students studying online low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.
Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.
We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.
We are committed to helping you succeed.
Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.