Pacific Recognized Nationally For Online Learning In Health Science

Pacific University has been named one of 2021's Best Online Bachelor's Degrees in Health Science by 

Just 8 percent of colleges and universities across the country earn a position in one of's higher education rankings.

“We set out to find the health science programs that are making online education a priority,” said Wes Ricketts, founder of “Each program in our rankings has a winning combination of flexibility, affordability, academic rigor and student support.”

Pacific University's Bachelor of Health Science Program is an 11-month online degree-completion program designed for working adults preparing to advance their careers in healthcare management or pursue graduate education programs in healthcare fields. researched and analyzed more than 7,700 accredited schools using data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and from the schools themselves. The website’s data science team then applied a proprietary algorithm to rank all qualifying health science programs. Primary data points include:

  • Number of online programs in health science
  • Online program tuition and fees
  • Access to academic counseling
  • Access to career placement services
  • Number of online students
  • Percentage of students with institutional aid

To be eligible, a school must hold active regional accreditation and have at least one partially online or fully online program in the ranking subject. set out in 2018 to support higher education in healthcare. It provides free resource materials and expert-driven guidebooks help students find scholarships, financial aid and top degree programs in nursing, healthcare administration, public health, and dozens of other key medical and health disciplines. Since the site’s official launch in 2019, has been featured by more than 100 premier colleges and universities across the U.S.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021