Allied Health

Health Science

Certificate of Applied Science • 60 Credit Hours

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.

Learn Health Science.

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.

Program Learning Outcomes:
1. Demonstrate leadership with technical proficiency and graduates demonstrate use of principles of management and leadership evidence in: management of fiscal, physical and human resources.
2. Apply critical thinking and problem solving to the provision of health care services evidenced by successful completion of internships or clinical practicums.
3. Incorporate the principles of communication, advocacy, and health care education into practice.
4. Utilize the current allied health certification in professional field for further advancement.
5. Exhibit commitment to individual growth as a lifelong learner evidenced by:
a. continuing formal education, informal education:
b. reading professional refereed journals,
c. participating in shaping the healthcare delivery system.
d. Demonstrate collaboration with other healthcare providers to promote the full human potential.

Admission Requirements

The college adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission. Applicants with neither a high school diploma nor GED may be admitted on a conditional basis.

Potential Jobs

  • Medical records
  • Phlebotomy
  • Patient care technician
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Massage therapy
  • Cardiovascular technician
  • EKG technician
  • DOT drug testing
Want to learn more about this program?
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Janet Smith

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