The Health Science degree A.S. program provides a broad foundation for careers in the Healthcare industry. This innovative curriculum is designed to prepare graduating students for transfer to four-year institutions. Career choices such as Cardiovascular Perfusion, Chiropractic, Clinical Laboratory Technologist, Dentistry, Forensics, Health Counselor, Health Policy Analyst, Health Science Researcher, Medical Biotechnology, Medical Imaging, Medicine, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Podiatry, Public Health, Respiratory Therapy, Science writer, and Veterinary Medicine are among the many examples for which this curriculum would satisfy pre-requisites. The program is a multidisciplinary approach that is well-rounded in the area of the natural sciences, social sciences, communication, and health.
Program Learning Outcomes
Be prepared for transfer into their chosen field of study.
Demonstrate communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills pertinent in the healthcare sector.
Understand and utilize the scientific method.
- Promote health and wellness among members of the college and/or local communities, through service learning.