A Bachelor of Science in Applied Science Degree in Allied Health Can Help You Meet Your Goals!
The department offers a baccalaureate program leading to the degree, Bachelor of Science in Applied Science (BSAS) with a major in Allied Health. This program is intended to serve paramedical professional health associate degree graduates who wish to upgrade their academic credentials to include the baccalaureate degree. The BSAS in Allied Heath degree can be completed in approximately five semesters after completing the associate degree requirements, if students average 14 hours per semester.
This degree program provides graduates of health care programs the opportunity to gain the added expertise needed to expand their professional roles in the health care system. Consider this degree program if you want to...
- Broaden your knowledge base in the health care discipline
- Have the opportunity to build a curriculum to meet your personal, educational and/or employment goals.
Graduates with an associate degree in dental hygiene, emergency medical technology, respiratory care, medical assisting technology, clinical laboratory technology, or in a medical/health related discipline (for example, radiological technology, physical therapy assistant, or dietetics) will be admitted to the BSAS in Allied Health as juniors.
Graduates of non-accredited programs will be provisionally admitted and placed at a level determined by an evaluation of their academic transcripts.
Pre-admission counseling is required for students seeking entry to the BSAS in Allied Health program. For greater detail on program content or admissions, students should contact the Department of Health Professions.
The B.S.A.S. Degree in Allied Health provides education intended for various career paths such as:
- Management positions within the health care industry
- Public relations and marketing positions in medical/community settings
- Medical and pharmaceutical sales
- Educator in medical/health areas
- Graduate school