Students can begin the BS in Health Sciences degree program as a freshmen or transfer student. The College of Health Sciences supports an interest in health sciences with award-winning faculty, real-world research experiences, community service learning, leadership development, and the college’s commitment to student support.

Why the College of Health Sciences is the right choice:

  • Strong health science-focused curriculum with a choice of three concentrations: Human Biology, Biopsychology, and Health Science Administration
  • BS-MD and BS-PharmD combined programs
  • Robust academics combined with real-world experience: From general education requirements to a community service learning project, every hands-on experience builds toward a culminating capstone or Course Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) tailored to student interests.
  • Superb faculty and research: Whether interested in researching DNA repair or exploring the world of advanced molecular and cellular biology, our award-winning faculty and staff will mentor students through cutting-edge research projects.
  • Supportive student services: The College guides students with first-class academic advising and career services so students can reach their goals.
  • Guaranteed space in courses allow students to graduate on time.

The College offers several academic and career opportunities:

  • Students who want a traditional four-year degree may choose from three concentrations to prepare for professional schools or an administrative role in health sciences
  • Students interested in a career in medicine or pharmacy will benefit from the BS-MD and the BS-PharmD Combined Programs which offer the chance to complete a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Pharmacy degree in as little as six or seven years, versus the usual eight or more years
  • Students who already have a college degree and simply want to improve their record for admission to medical or professional schools will benefit from the Pre-Medical Postbaccalaureate program

Take the next step: Now is the time to earn a valuable degree in a field that opens doors to your future. Click here to learn more about how to apply.




Phone: 916-686-7300




California Northstate University
College of Health Sciences
2910 Prospect Park Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

College Code

SAT College Code: 7669
ACT College Code: 7032