This online non-college credit course provided by Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health Sciences (KPSAHS) is a six week (20 hour) program that introduces students to the field of biology and prepares them for traditional in-classroom college level study. The course is populated with learner-centered tools including media-rich lesson presentations, interactive glossaries, personalized study guides, and a pacing guide that allows students to better manage their time during the program. Students are introduced to the core disciplines of cellular biology, biotechnology, genetics, evolution, ecology and other key areas of biology at an introductory post-secondary level. By taking this course students should be able to outline the structure of the living world, understand basic biology concepts and terminologies, explain the relationship among DNA, mRNA, amino acids, and proteins as well as analyze population growth and decline.
BHMT participants are responsible for making sure selected course(s) will transfer to the accepting institution.
PLEASE NOTE: BHMT will use your available KP tuition reimbursement funds for eligible tuition, fees and materials expenses. If available tuition reimbursement funds are not sufficient to cover expenses, BHMT will cover the remainder at no cost to you.
Mandatory online orientation: You must complete an online orientation by the end of the first week of class. The online orientation is available to you any time after registration closes. Note: If you have taken the Online Orientation as a prerequisite for another KPSAHS class, you do not have to take it again. You will automatically be exempted when you enroll for this class.
Important Certificate Information: You must complete all the lessons and the final exam at 80% or higher to receive a 24 hour advanced certificate.