Human Biology

Bachelor of Science in Human Biology 

The Bachelor of Science in Human Biology at Kettering College prepares students for professional or graduate studies focused on the human organism. The curriculum of the Human Biology major emphasizes both the biological and chemical sciences while providing a background in the social sciences and humanities. Our association with Kettering Health also provides students with shadowing, research, and other co-curricular opportunities within the hospital setting.

Human Biology Program Scorecard


Various opportunities
within program

Human Organism

Focus on human organism

Stepping Stone

Designed for entrance into medical,
physician assistant, dental, pharmacy
or optometry graduate school


Faculty to student ratio


View the admissions requirements for the Human Biology program.

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View the cost of tuition with available scholarships for the Human Biology program.

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View the four year curriculum sequence for the Human Biology program.

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Human Biology 3+2 Accelerated Program

Highly qualified Kettering College students enrolled in the human biology major (minimum 3.70 cumulative GPA and minimum 3.70 science GPA) who express a desire to accelerate their studies and meet admission requirements for the Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree are eligible to apply to the human biology 3+2 accelerated program.

This program is designed for students who begin human biology courses as freshmen at Kettering. Students transferring to Kettering College will find it difficult to schedule the required course sequence to be eligible for the accelerated courses. A student with an excellent academic record for the first three years as a human biology major at KC, desiring to prepare for the physician assistant profession, may be given early admission to the two-year MPAS program at Kettering College.

Students preparing for entrance into various healthcare related professional schools will find that the Bachelor of Science in Human Biology provides an excellent preparation for these goals. After graduation, students may apply to professional or graduate school to complete their education.

The Human Biology program prepares undergraduates for the next step towards their desired healthcare profession. The program provides a unique learning opportunity for those interested in healthcare careers such as:

Graduates with a B.S. in Human Biology can apply to the appropriate professional school to complete the required education for their chosen profession.

“One of my favorite things about Kettering College is the people.

The professors here are especially great.

They never hesitate to leave their office door open. There’s a difference between professors
who just teach and professors who genuinely care for your success.”


– Rachel Mack, human biology graduate

Approval & Accreditation

Kettering College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, approved by the Adventist Accrediting Association (AAA), and authorized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. The Bachelor of Science in Human Biology degree is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Talk to an admissions counselor to answer any of your questions about the program, transfer credits, scheduling a tour, or financial aid at (937) 395-8601.


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