Bachelor of Science completion programs
Logan University offers a variety of ways students can earn their Bachelor of Science. Formats include on-campus and online classes. Logan University’s academic year centers on 15-week trimesters, which start in January, May, and September. The trimester format allows more flexibility for students in how courses are taken and when students start the program.
Accelerated science courses
Logan offers a unique way to take accelerated science courses in order to complete two semesters of credit in one 15-week trimester. Each trimester is broken down into two eight-week courses in one 15-week trimester. The Flexible Accelerated Science Track (FAST) is designed to help students complete basic science course work at a quicker pace. Students may take up to two FAST courses per trimester. Courses offered under the FAST program include:
• Human Biology I and II with labs
• General Chemistry I and II with labs
• Organic Chemistry I and II with labs
• Physics I and II with labs
Bachelor of Science in Human Biology
The Bachelor of Science in Human Biology at Logan University is a bachelor’s completion program offering students a degree that will expertly bridge to the next phase of a student’s career. Tailored for those who have already started an associate or bachelor’s degree (having earned at least 30 semester hours of college credit), this degree is an excellent option for students entering the next phase of their education.
With a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, students are able to advance toward their health science career by:
• Entering the health care field
• Applying to graduate programs
• Applying for admission to professional health programs such as chiropractic, medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or dentistry
Bachelor of Science in Life Science
Logan University also offers a unique 3+3 option for students interested in a career as a Doctor of Chiropractic. Logan’s Bachelor of Science in Life Science is designed for students who have been accepted into the Doctor of Chiropractic Program. Students work with an academic advisor to complete the courses needed to fulfill the requirements for both an undergraduate degree and the entrance requirements for the Doctor of Chiropractic Program.
As a career, the field of chiropractic provides a great quality of life. According to the Chiropractic Economics 2013 Salary and Expense survey, Doctors of Chiropractic spend an average of 32 hours per week engaged in patient care, and the average total compensation for a DC is more than $128,000. In addition, more than 40% of all chiropractors are self-employed and own their own clinic.
• Minimum of 30 semester hours at the college level
• Cumulative GPA of 2.0
• Only courses from accredited institutions completed with a C or higher are eligible for transfer. In addition, alternative credit may be accepted from accredited organizations.
Logan University is located in Chesterfield, Missouri, a western suburb of St. Louis. Chesterfield enjoys the best of both worlds—the safety and tranquility of a suburb but with the excitement and activity of a larger city. Off campus our students enjoy the vibrant arts and music of Chesterfield along with top-rated schools, beautiful parks, and a large variety of shopping venues and restaurants. St. Louis area attractions such as professional sports teams, the St. Louis Zoo, the Gateway Arch, and Forest Park are within a 30-minute drive.
Logan University maintains affordable tuition for all programs. When our students graduate, they leave not only with an outstanding education but also smaller student loans. Our graduates are able to find jobs and pay back their loans, as evidenced by Logan’s low default rate.
Fast Facts About Logan
• Established in 1935
• 1,000 students from the United States and abroad
• Student-faculty ratio: 12:1
• 112-acre campus in Chesterfield, Missouri, a western suburb of St. Louis
• Average student age: 27 years old
• More than 20 clubs and organizations
• 6,500-sq. ft. student center
• Wellness center, amphitheater, recreation fields, and 18-hole disc golf course
• Doctor of Chiropractic
• Master’s Degrees
- Health Informatics
- Nutrition and Human Performance
- Sports Science and Rehabilitation
• Bachelor’s Completion Programs
- Flexible Accelerated Science Track
- Human Biology
- Life Science