Allied Health

About This Program:

The Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health Science degree program is designed to prepare students for entry positions in health careers or supporting roles. Students will complete an educational stepping stone towards a long-term career goal, while completing a liberal arts education in general studies, combined with a focus on biological sciences. Students will demonstrate skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and contemporary issues related to healthcare.

Core Curriculum Requirements for the AAS Degree

Allied Health Science Concentation Degree Requirements

What You Will Learn:

  • Students will formulate communications that reflect ethics in the healthcare environment.

  • Students will be able to relate the functions and relationships among the various organ systems of the human body.

  • Students will be able to demonstrate practical knowledge of human systems.

  • Students will be able to describe relationships between social behavior and public health.

Program Benefits:

Students completing this degree program  could enhance an existing allied health career, seek, or obtain enrty-level employment in an allied health-related field, or continue their education in a degree such as the Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Management. Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 18% from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Entry-level allied health positions are often found in facilities such as hospitals, physicians' offices, dental offices, chiropractic offices, insurance companies, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, and rehabilitation centers.

Allied Health-Medical and Health Services Managers Occupational Outlook

Average Cost for Degree:

$13,965-$15,141

Course Descriptions-Biology, Business, Management, Psychology, Sociology

 

Degree Program Coordinator and Natural Sciences Department Chair:

Randy Elvidge, relvidge@gmc.edu