Allied Health Programs
Associate of Arts in Allied Health
The Associate of Arts in Allied Health provides a course of study that enhances a student’s foundational knowledge in the area of health sciences with a specific focus on allied health components embedded into a traditional plan of general education courses. The unique design enables students to transition into baccalaureate plans of study within the health professions as well as providing the critical thinking and integration skills necessary for career advancement.
Associate of Science in Allied Health
The Associate of Science in Allied Health provides a course of study with a strong foundation in mathematics and sciences along with selected general education courses. The program is designed for students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing, pre-med, pre-dental, or other professional programs in the biomedical sciences.
Associate of Science in Allied Health to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
The Associate of Science in Allied Health provides students an opportunity to complete the prerequisites required for entry into the College’s BSN program. Consequently, the allied health program not only provides a bridge to the College’s BSN program but also offers students the opportunity to earn an associate-level degree should career plans change.
Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting provides a stimulating academic environment that will prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and effective (behavior) learning domains. The integration of knowledge and skills will prepare the student so that they may function as contributing members of the health care team, positively impacting their patients, the community and the profession upon graduation.
Associate of Science in Medical Assisting Completion Degree
Students who currently possess a certificate or diploma in medical assisting have the option of earning their Associate of Science in Medical Assisting through the completion degree. The general time frame for completion is two semesters, but students can opt to go part-time and take longer to complete their degree.