Health Science

Health Science

The Health Science program is a unique opportunity for students holding a national certification in an allied health professional field by building on that experience to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree.

What You’ll Learn
The associate degree often allows students greater flexibility in their chosen field of study and opportunities for advancement in their jobs. The A.A.S. Health Science Degree includes a minimum of 21 general education credits, at least 9 allied health and/or life science credits and a maximum of 30 credit hours earned through national certification.See the current advising sheet for more details.

Credits Required:  60 hours

Credential Earned:  Associate of Applied Science

Career Settings
Health Science A.A.S. graduates have a wide range of career options within the health science industries.Graduates work in professional, scientific or technical services firms. Health Science graduates also work in education services, federal, state, and local governments, or pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing. The credits earned through national certification can be from a variety of careers, including but not limited to:  medical records, phlebotomy, patient care technician, certified nurse assistant, massage therapy, cardiovascular technician, EKG technician, DOT drug testing and many more.