Pre-Health Science Program (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration)
Prepare for a dynamic career through the bachelor’s degree in pre-health science at the Heider College of Business. The program, combining Creighton’s nationally recognized strengths in business and health sciences, allows you to earn a business degree while seeking admission into a health science professional program in just four years of undergraduate education.
As the population continues to age, healthcare-related industries will continue to expand. Employment opportunities for healthcare professionals are projected to keep pace with this growing trend. An undergraduate business degree from the Heider College of Business uniquely positions you for success in the healthcare sector as you work alongside administrative professionals.
The pre-health science program unites two of Creighton’s notable strengths—business and health sciences education—to provide tomorrow’s healthcare professionals the business acumen needed to succeed in today’s changing healthcare environment.
As a student within the pre-health science program, you will learn:
- Principles of biology and chemistry
- Principles of marketing and communications
- Critical thinking
- Problem solving
Along with Creighton’s core requirements and Heider College of Business major requirements, there are 32 health science credits within the pre-health science program curriculum.
View pre-health sciences curriculum
Note: Pre-health science program students enroll in science courses required by professional schools in lieu of business electives.
The Heider Mindset Curriculum
Employers today need agile, adaptive professionals who understand that business can be done ethically and for the good of others. Creighton is paving the way in preparing students with those skills by implementing the Mindset Curriculum. Our courses help students work toward the skills that businesses are looking for, positioning them for success in the job market and beyond. It's part of how we teach students to do well while doing good. The six mindset are: Action, Analytical, Collaborative, Cross-Cultural, Reflective and Service.
Creighton admissions are based upon:
- High school GPA
- ACT or SAT scores*
- Extracurricular activities
- Personal statement to demonstrate creative abilities not reflected in your transcripts
- Recommendation from high school counselor
- Honors sections and advanced placement courses will enhance a candidate’s application
*For students who are choosing to apply test-optional, ACT/SAT exam scores are not required at the time of application for admission.
Dates & Deadlines
Applications for the fall semester open on Aug. 1 of the prior year. For scholarship consideration, the earlier you complete your undergraduate application, the better. For up-to-date deadlines, visit our admissions page.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Tuition rates are updated each year. Visit our financial aid site to learn more about the cost of attendance.
Creighton University’s Financial Aid Office administers over $200,000,000 in student aid each year from federal, state, institutional and private sources.
To help make your undergraduate studies at Creighton University more affordable, we encourage you to file the FAFSA to apply for financial assistance. A variety of scholarships are also available.
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