B.S. in Allied Health for Professional Health Sciences

Program Overview

Immaculata’s Bachelor of Science in Allied Health for Professional Health Sciences provides a flexible, interdisciplinary approach to learning about health sciences and our health care system, including courses in contemporary issues in health care and leadership in health care.

The program is designed for students who want to have a well-rounded background in health sciences without pursuing a specific clinical degree. You can apply many of your science credits toward this degree in a way that will provide cohesiveness to your educational experience.

Career Potential

Graduates from this program are suited to work at hospitals, as pharmaceutical reps, in long-term care facilities, as assistants to hospital managers, in health insurance companies, as health informatics technicians or in physicians’ offices. They can also pursue a graduate degree in clinical fields including physician assistant, or pursue an MBA and go into hospital administration.

Credit for Prior Learning

You may obtain college credit for learning through life experience. Military training and education, technical and professional programs, and testing through exams such as CLEP or DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support) are acceptable ways of earning college credits for prior learning. Each student’s experiences are handled on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition and Costs

See the College of LifeLong Learning Tuition and Fees page.

Financial aid programs are available to eligible students through the University’s Financial Aid Office. All prospective students are encouraged to complete a FAFSA application (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Curriculum

You can transfer credits seamlessly from a pre-professional program and complete the degree within two years, depending on the number of credits you transfer. You can complete the program through a blend of online and on-campus coursework.

  • AHS 404 Capstone: Allied Health in the Health Professions
  • HCM 302 Contemporary Issues in Health Care
  • HCM 321 Leadership in Health Care
  • 3 credits in Chemistry
  • 7 credits in Natural Sciences
  • 9 credits in Allied Health OR Athletic Training OR Exercise Science OR Nutrition OR Health Care Management OR Nursing coursework. All credits must be in the same discipline.
  • PSY 101 Foundations in Psychology
  • PSY 208 Statistics
  • SPAN 150 Spanish for Medical Personnel I
  • SPAN 152 Spanish for Medical Personnel II
  • BIOL 209 Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIOL 210 Anatomy & Physiology II

Ciatta Jackson

 

 

“I would recommend this program because it has helped me develop practical expertise and personal confidence in the public health professional setting, and it has provided me with skills that are essential in a career in public health.” —Ciatta Jackson, professional caregiver

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