What you will learn
- Describe the location and functions of human body systems using appropriate terminology.
- Analyze the interactions between human body systems for how they work together to achieve a healthy state.
- Analyze research on human body systems for identifying evidence-based prevention, diagnosis, and treatment strategies for related disease states.
The Human Anatomy and Physiology Essentials program provides the knowledge and skills you’ll need for in-demand careers in health care.
These online anatomy and physiology courses were designed for individuals who want to explore a career path in health sciences and medical technologies.
It is a foundational program that can lead to various lucrative careers within the healthcare industry. It can serve as a starting point for a wide range of healthcare careers from physical therapy and massage, to nursing.
Courses in this program
SNHUx's Anatomy and Physiology Essentials MicroBachelors® Program
- 10–15 hours per week, for 10 weeks
Examine the structure, function, and interdependence of the human body system. You’ll discover and gain significant knowledge of four of the 11 body systems including the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems.
- 10–15 hours per week, for 10 weeks
The second of two Anatomy and Physiology courses advances your knowledge of structure, function and interdependence of human body systems. Learn about the endocrine, circulatory, immune, respiratory, digestive, excretory and reproductive systems.
In order to receive the SNHUx MicroBachelors in Anatomy and Physiology Essentials program certificate, you must purchase, complete and pass with a 80% or higher in all program courses.
Please note, that this program is currently being reviewed by TESU. Check back for more information on credit approval.
- Stacking this MicroBachelors certificate into an associate or bachelor’s degree can lead to higher paying positions in areas such as nursing, medical technologist, research assistant, patient care technician, science teacher and exercise physiologist.
- It’s projected that these jobs will grow faster than the national average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They estimated prospects for registered nurses to climb 9% from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations.
- This program is right for you if you’re interested in a career in health care. You’ll gain fundamental skills in Human Anatomy and Physiology. Prerequisite skills are limited college-level reading ability.
- Yes, SNHU has been offering anatomy and physiology online for many years. The online format is ideal for non-traditional learners because it provides you access to college-level courses in in-demand fields that are available on your schedule.
- The best online anatomy and physiology course is one that allows you to acquire in-depth knowledge of the 11 body systems and is offered in the format and price point that fits your life. SNHUx offers interactive course-work that engages learners and provides authentic learning experiences.
- SNHUx provides you with a self-paced format so you can move through the content at a pace that fits your life. Each course is structured for 10-15 hours per week over 10 weeks, but you can accelerate as your time allows.
- Hard is a mindset, and earning something new can be perceived as hard. SNHUx is an extension of SNHU’s online undergraduate courses, but it allows you to move at your own pace. Additionally, SNHUx faculty are here to support you if you have questions or need assistance.
- Math and data inform many healthcare decisions, so learners should have foundational math skills. However, this course is not math intensive.
- The difference between the SNHUx Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Human Anatomy & Physiology II is the body systems covered. Human A&P I begins at the cellular and molecular levels with a concentration on the organization of the human body as a symbiotic system. You’ll discover and gain significant knowledge of four of the 11 body systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. In comparison, Human A&P II covers the remaining seven body systems: the endocrine, circulatory, immune, respiratory, digestive, excretory and reproductive systems.