Bachelor of Applied Health Science
Positions in health-care delivery will continue to be plentiful as the demand for services increases and the need for higher level expertise expands. This degree enhances opportunities for professionals with associate degrees in health-related professions. The diversified curriculum provides a strong background in basic science, and core courses provide the knowledge needed to advance in the health-care field.
The core includes basic understandings in life-span development, statistics, computers, technical writing, and problem solving. Individuals holding associate degrees in areas such as dental hygiene, radiologic technology, health information management technology, surgical technology, respiratory care, physical therapy assisting, perfusion technology, and medical assisting may benefit from this program. Students enrolled in the allied health specialization may use credits earned in the technical component of the associate degree for the bachelor's degree. This degree is awarded by the College of Health and Human Services.