Take the first steps to a successful future.
Earn your Associate of Science in Allied Health degree today.

14% projected job growth by 2028
1.9 million jobs added by 2028*
1 thing missing . . . YOU
 
The Associate of Science in Allied Health degree provides you with foundational and prerequisite coursea in general educaiton with a mathematics and science focus that are frequently required for admission to most health-related, clincial or professional programs. For those who qualify, this degree will prepare you for direct entry into our competitive Bacehor of Science in Nursing program.
 
 
Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences Advantage
Whether you are a new high school graduate or a working adult, our program offers a combination of day and evening online courses to work with a variety of schedules. 
  • Financial aid, work-study and scholarships available for those who qualify
  • Experienced faculty with industry and teaching experience
  • Networking opportunities with one of the largest employers in the Kansas City area
  • Flexible online and face-to-face course
  • Local volunteer opportunities outside of the classroom through our student organizations
  • Academic advising available through the Student Resource Center
  • Campus located in Kansas City's historic Westport area and close to downtown, shopping and restaurants
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Academic Requirements
  • Completion of the 60 hour minimum required by the program of study for the Associate of Science Degree. At least 25 percent MUST be earned from Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences to meet the residence requirement.
  • Achieve a minumum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 with no grade below C counting towards graduation.

Program of Study

General Studies
GNED 100* Freshman Seminar - 1

Social, Political, and Behavioral Understanding-9 Credits Required
HIST 120 History of Health and Medicine in the United States-3 credits
PSYC 145 Sociocultural Approaches to Health Psychology-3 credits
SOCI 140 Health Medical Sociology-3 credits

Natural Sciences & Quantitative and Mathematical Reasoning-7 Credits Required
BSCI 225 Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab-4 credits
MATH 207 Biostatistics-3 credits

Natural Sciences & Quantitative and Mathematical Reasoning 12-16 Credits Required
Choose four courses from this list

BSCI 105 Principles of Biology with Lab-4 credits
BSCI 115 Environmental Health-3 credits
BSCI 120 Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology with Lab-4 credits
BSCI 235 Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab-4 credits
BSCI 240 Foundations of Epidemiology-3 credits
BSCI 250 Microbiology with Lab-3 credits
BSCI 265 Pathophysiology-3 credits
CHEM 105 Principles of Chemistry with Lab-4 credits
CHEM 202 Nutrition for Health Professionals-3 credits
MATH 110 Mathematical Principles for Health Professionals-3 credits
MATH 165 College Algebra-3 credits

Communicating Through Writing, Speaking, and Visual Images-9 Credits Required
COMM 110 Oral and Interpersonal Communication in Health 3 credits
ENGL 130 Written Communication for Health Professionals 3 credits
ENGL 150 Professional Communication in Health 3 credits

Languages and Humanities-3 Credits Required
HUMS 145 Medical Ethics: Decision Making Under Uncertainty-3 credits

Electives (See College Catalog for a full list of College electives)-15-19 credits

Total Credits  60



*Data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2018 report.