End of Life Care

Online Health Sciences Degree from an Accredited Leader in Distance Learning


It takes a special approach to meet the needs of working professionals who want to advance their career with a health care bachelor's degree.

You'll find extra responsiveness at Excelsior College. Our online Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (End of Life Care emphasis) is designed for busy adults who need to balance education with work and family responsibilities.

A national leader in adult education since 1971, Excelsior offers online end of life classes on a convenient eight-week schedule. You'll have maximum flexibility to take courses when they're convenient for you.

The program also offers:

  • Academic credit for professional licenses and certificates. Excelsior is one of the few institutions to offer this type of credit. 
  • Maximum transfer credit for your previous work from other accredited colleges. You'll need fewer Excelsior courses to complete your bachelor's degree in health sciences.
  • Affordable tuition and no enrollment fee*. (Find out what our end of life program costs.)
  • Personalized support from our award-winning team of academic advisors.
  • Direct interaction with faculty and classmates via Excelsior's advanced online communities.

* Excelsior College partners must pay enrollment fee.

Boost Your Career with a Flexible, Convenient Health Sciences Degree

Developed in collaboration with end of life care experts, Excelsior's course materials cover the most current practices and trends in end of life care. You'll earn a well-respected degree from an academic leader among online institutions, while gaining skills in:

  • Case management
  • Family care and bereavement
  • Spirituality in health care
  • Management of symptoms

You'll work with outstanding faculty who have years of experience in the industry and the classroom. With an Excelsior bachelor's degree in health sciences, you'll be well equipped to compete for good jobs in end of life care.

Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Learn more about the MSCHE accreditation programs and specialized accreditations on our accreditation page.

Minimum of 120 credits: 60 in arts and sciences, 60 in health sciences courses, including 9 credits in the area of emphasis. See the credit requirements in chart form.

By completion of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate leadership skills within organizations and evolving health care systems.
  2. Identify and evaluate evidence to guide decision making.
  3. Use a systematic approach and higher order thinking in responding to health care issues and societal needs.
  4. Integrate knowledge of culture and an appreciation for diversity in planning and evaluating health care.
  5. Implement evolving technologies in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health care.
  6. Incorporate multiple strategies of communication to establish collaborative relationships with clients, members of the multidisciplinary team, and other stakeholders.
  7. Analyze legal, ethical, and policy issues within health care delivery systems.
  8. Implement specialized knowledge and skills in the management and delivery of health care services.
  9. Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning in pursuit of excellence in the practice of a health care profession.

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