BSc in Health Sciences - Allied Health

General

Program Description

Flexibility is a hallmark of this degree, which offers online coursework and accepts a significant block of transfer credit for those who are completing or who have completed appropriate community college (or university) allied health programs. A strong group of health sciences courses includes grounding in human diseases, health care ethics, and more.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences - Allied Health?

The need for skilled workers in health-related fields is skyrocketing. The aging population, unhealthful lifestyles, and environmental conditions contribute to this trend. Health care spending is expected to double in the next ten years. If you want to enter the fast-growing world of health care, your biggest challenge may be simply sorting through the options! The Health Sciences program at Northern Arizona University will prepare you for employment in hospitals, government health agencies, private industry, and nongovernmental organizations. Do you see yourself as a health educator or speech-language pathology assistant? Are you a practicing allied health professional, such as diagnostic imaging technician or respiratory care assistant? Our programs will give you an avenue to success.

Note: If you want to major in some emphases within the Health Sciences degree, you must apply and be accepted to the Department of Health Sciences program in addition to being admitted to the university.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:

  • Community colleges
  • County health departments
  • Hospital administration
  • Indian Health Service

With further education, one of these paths is possible:

  • Podiatrist
  • Therapist
  • Physician
  • Psychologist

Campus Availability

  • Online
Last updated Nov 2017

About the School

Northern Arizona University is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value. As a student, you are at the center of the NAU experi ... Read More

Northern Arizona University is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value. As a student, you are at the center of the NAU experience, which is guided by a dedicated and distinguished faculty committed to teaching, individual engagement, and research excellence. Read less