Human Biology

The Bachelor of Science in human biology degree is an undergraduate degree option for UWS students and alumni in the doctor of chiropractic (DC) program and students in the doctor of naturopathic medicine (NMD) program. The Bachelor of Science in human biology degree combines undergraduate credits completed prior to enrolling at UWS (minimum 135 quarter credits), with coursework from dually attributed basic science and evidence-informed practice courses in the DC and NMD programs.


The purpose of the Bachelor of Science in human biology program is to equip students with a foundation in health and pre-medical sciences, specifically a deep understanding of the human organism. The program offers UWS doctor of chiropractic students and alumni as well as UWS doctor of naturopathic medicine students opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Science degree through dual attribution of basic science and evidence informed practice coursework.


Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher at the completion of the Bachelor of Science degree requirements to be eligible to receive the degree. Students can apply to the bachelor’s program at any time and their degree will be conferred when all requirements are met, generally at the end of quarter five of the DC or NMD program.

Note: Admission to a UWS master’s program requires completion of a bachelor’s degree.


Summer 2022 BS Human Biology application opens on May 7.
Priority Application Deadline – July 22, 2022
Final Deadline – August 5, 2022

Fall 2022 BS Human Biology
Priority Application Deadline – October 1, 2022
Final Deadline – November 1, 2022

Winter 2023 BS Human Biology
Priority Application Deadline – January 27, 2023
Final Deadline – February 10, 2023

To apply, use the “Continue with UWS” button on the apply page and log in using the email you previously used to apply to UWS. Contact [email protected] if you have issues logging in and we will help you resolve the issue.