Associate of Science in Allied Health Science
The field of healthcare is rapidly growing and constantly in need of skilled healthcare professionals. For those considering a career in healthcare, our Health Science programs may be an option. Our Associate of Science in Allied Health Science program online can enable you to get started in the right direction. Focusing on the important role of professionalism in healthcare, curriculum blends the teaching of theory with industry-related technical information.
Our Health Science courses are designed to expose students to a broad education in general studies combined with an emphasis on life science subjects such as anatomy and physiology, chemistry, nutrition, and pathophysiology. The Associate of Science in Allied Health Science degree program online offers students interested in healthcare careers a knowledge base from which they may pursue their professional goals. After successful completion of the Health Science classes and all other graduation requirements, you would receive an Associate of Science in Allied Health Science. Alternatively, completion of the first two years provides you with the required prerequisite courses to apply for South University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. However, admission to the nursing program is competitive and requires a separate application.
Graduates are prepared to pursue a number of entry-level careers within the broad field of allied health.
||High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
|Credit Transfer Restrictions
||The majority of credits toward any graduate or
post-graduate degree program must be earned
at South University. Credit for transfer work
will be given if the courses were taken at an
accredited collegiate institution, the course is
equivalent to courses offered at South Univer-
sity, and the course carries a grade of “B” or
better. All transfer credit will be reviewed and
approved by the Dean, College of Business,
and the Department Chair of the respective
academic department. Students may transfer
up to three courses.