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Associate Degrees in Health Sciences

An associate degree requires less education than a bachelor’s degree, usually two years or less, but is often required by employers for many jobs. It is also a great starting point for students who may earn a bachelor’s or higher degrees in the future. What is an associate degree in health sciences? The health sciences encompass the applied sciences, science, technology, engineering an… Read more

An associate degree requires less education than a bachelor’s degree, usually two years or less, but is often required by employers for many jobs. It is also a great starting point for students who may earn a bachelor’s or higher degrees in the future.

What is an associate degree in health sciences? The health sciences encompass the applied sciences, science, technology, engineering and mathematics, for the purposes of administering health care. A health science program can be focused on a particular specialization, such as specific parts of human anatomy and physiology, patients of different ages, specific forms of disease or injury and different approaches to treating illness. The health sciences programs may include courses such as biology, chemistry and mathematics, as well as courses on medical terminology, pharmacology and practices of the health care profession.

An associate degree in health sciences opens graduates up to diverse job opportunities in nearly all areas of the medical industry. Since medical care will always be necessary, there will always be areas of public and private medical institutions where one can seek potential employment.

The cost of obtaining an associate degree in health sciences can vary depending on factors such as the country the school is located in, how prestigious the program is and how long it may take. It is wise to contact the school of choice directly for specific cost and fee information.

Since a degree in health science is a relatively broad certification, careers made possible by obtaining it also take many forms. A person with this degree could find work as a nurse, EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) or a coder. Graduates may also find employment in more clerical medical capacities such as a medical administrative assistant or a health information management technician.

If you have any interest in studying the health sciences, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Glendale Community College
Glendale, USA

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to identify anatomical structures and describe the functions of important systems in the human body; be accepted to a nu ... +

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to identify anatomical structures and describe the functions of important systems in the human body; be accepted to a nursing program, and be well-prepared for courses in the nursing program or a 4-year university program of their choice. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Delaware County Community College
Philadelphia, USA

The Science for Health Professions Program is designed for students who plan to transfer and continue their education in an allied health or pre-medical field at another insti ... +

The Science for Health Professions Program is designed for students who plan to transfer and continue their education in an allied health or pre-medical field at another institution. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Austin Community College
Austin, USA

As many as 1 in every 4 new jobs over the next decade are expected to be in healthcare, making it one of the country’s fastest-growing career fields. As the area’s No. 1 train ... +

As many as 1 in every 4 new jobs over the next decade are expected to be in healthcare, making it one of the country’s fastest-growing career fields. As the area’s No. 1 trainer of healthcare professionals, Austin Community College's Health Sciences Area of Study is proud to equip our students for the important work that lies ahead—for a cost that is considerably lower than other institutions. -
Associate Degree
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Central Wyoming College
Riverton, USA +3 More

Our healthcare training and certificate programs can prepare you for a rewarding, in-demand position in the healthcare industry. The program in nursing at CWC is designed to o ... +

Our healthcare training and certificate programs can prepare you for a rewarding, in-demand position in the healthcare industry. The program in nursing at CWC is designed to optimally prepare graduates for a career as a registered nurse and to practice in the complex and constantly evolving healthcare environment of today. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Hesston College
Kansas City, USA

Are you considering a career in the Health or Medical profession? At Hesston College, you will receive the personal attention and solid academic preparation that will take you ... +

Are you considering a career in the Health or Medical profession? At Hesston College, you will receive the personal attention and solid academic preparation that will take you where you want to go. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Irvine Valley College
Irvine, USA

The School of Life Sciences at Irvine Valley College offers a wide range of courses in the biological sciences as well as courses in environmental studies. Introductory course ... +

The School of Life Sciences at Irvine Valley College offers a wide range of courses in the biological sciences as well as courses in environmental studies. Introductory courses focus on theories and concepts in five primary areas: cellular and molecular biology, genetics, evolution, ecology, and whole organism biology. More specialized courses examine extensions of these basic principles as they relate to a variety of specific areas of study, including botany, zoology, human anatomy, human physiology, cellular biology, microbiology, natural history, and marine biology. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Bay State College
Boston, USA

Knowledge is the best medicine when you're thinking about a future in healthcare. And Bay State College's Health Studies Associate Degree program is your best solution for dis ... +

Knowledge is the best medicine when you're thinking about a future in healthcare. And Bay State College's Health Studies Associate Degree program is your best solution for discovering where your talents in healthcare lie. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
Online
 

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