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Many people choose to obtain an Associate of Science as a method of broadening their career opportunities and enhancing their earning potential. Often, credits earned during an Associate of Science program are transferred to a four-year college or university and used toward the procurement of a bachelor’s degree. Just what is an Associate of Science in Health Care? This program is typically… Read more

Many people choose to obtain an Associate of Science as a method of broadening their career opportunities and enhancing their earning potential. Often, credits earned during an Associate of Science program are transferred to a four-year college or university and used toward the procurement of a bachelor’s degree.

Just what is an Associate of Science in Health Care? This program is typically intended for those either looking to establish entry-level careers within the burgeoning health care field or those considering a transfer to a four-year college or university. Common areas of study include biology, chemistry, pharmacology, phlebotomy and health sciences, among others, while some programs focus more on a particular facet of the health care system, such as pediatric health or sonography.

Many graduates of health care associate degree programs find that they are more employable after securing the academic distinction than they were prior. Many people also see their earnings rise considerably after earning the Associate of Science in Health Care.

Because of strong variation among program tuition costs due to factors like where a course is offered and how popular it is, prospective students should connect directly with the admissions office of each school they are considering for up-to-date tuition rates.

Those who effectively earn an Associate of Science in Health Care are generally prepared for a variety of entry-level positions within the health care industry. Many go on to find gainful employment as medical assistants, medical billing professionals, nursing assistants or pharmacy technicians. Others find work as sonographers, X-ray technicians, occupational therapy assistants or medical equipment repair technicians. Others yet choose to return to school and work toward a Bachelor of Science in Health Care or a related discipline.

Many health care programs are offered online by schools around the globe, and our database is a great starting point for obtaining more information about specific courses. 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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Brookdale Community College
Middletown, USA

Brookdale Community College's program is transferable to baccalaureate degrees in public health. Graduates of bachelor’s degree programs in public health have career opportuni ... +

Brookdale Community College's program is transferable to baccalaureate degrees in public health. Graduates of bachelor’s degree programs in public health have career opportunities in environmental health, state and local health departments, hospitals, educational institutions, and research organizations. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
4 semesters
English
19 Jan 2022
Campus
 
Glendale Community College
Glendale, USA

The degree or certificate options are designed to support and encourage the professional development of students who aim for a career in Infant, Toddler, and/or Preschool Educ ... +

The degree or certificate options are designed to support and encourage the professional development of students who aim for a career in Infant, Toddler, and/or Preschool Education; School Age Child Care; and/ or Early Childhood Administration and Supervision. Each certificate is aligned with the California Child Development Permit, which is issued through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Sullivan County Community College
Loch Sheldrake, USA

The Psychology program is designed to empower and affirm students through broad-based training in the foundations of psychology. The program emphasizes the need to understand ... +

The Psychology program is designed to empower and affirm students through broad-based training in the foundations of psychology. The program emphasizes the need to understand human behavior through critical thinking and scientific endeavors as well as the importance of practice that is informed by science. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
4 - 5 semesters
English
Campus
 

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Murray State College
Tishomingo, USA

Behavioral Science ‐ Psychology Option is designed for transfer to a four‐year institution. Professions open to a psychology majors include teaching, testing, social work, psy ... +

Behavioral Science ‐ Psychology Option is designed for transfer to a four‐year institution. Professions open to a psychology majors include teaching, testing, social work, psychological services, counseling, personnel work, and with additional education, clinical psychology, college teaching, sports psychology, medical social work, treatment therapist, and many others. -
Associate of Science
English
 
Pensacola State College
Pensacola, USA

The Associate in Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography curriculum prepares the student to exercise initiative and independent judgment in the performance of sonographic exa ... +

The Associate in Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography curriculum prepares the student to exercise initiative and independent judgment in the performance of sonographic examinations. Each graduate is encouraged to pursue a registry and is eligible to sit for the American Registry for Radiologic Technology (ARRT) sonography exam upon graduation. The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) is another national registry that graduates can qualify for by different pathways. The information packet has more information about registration. Special Requirements Admission is limited by the availability of clinical assignments. All program requirements must be met before students are eligible for admission. One class per year is accepted. Seats are allotted to qualified students on a first qualified, first admitted basis. All qualified students will be accepted into the program but their seats may not be available in the year of their choice. Admission for eligibility to the program includes a minimum grade of “C” or better and a 2.75 GPA on Program Specific General Education Prerequisite Courses, College Application, Health Related Programs Application, and High School Transcript Standard Diploma. Applicants who have completed a program in an allied healthcare field that is patient care related at an associate degree level or higher may qualify for special admission requirements. The information packet details this articulation agreement. Immediately prior to the clinical portion of the program, all students must satisfactorily pass a federal criminal background check, drug screen, physical examination/immunization record, and hold a current American Heart Association CPR for Health Care Provider card. There is a technical standard for the clinical portion of the program and other clinical restrictions may apply. Details of the program requirements and all forms needed are available from the Health Programs Admissions Office on the Warrington Campus. Is This For You? If you have scientific abilities, like solving problems and working with people, and have the ability to work with the equipment, this career may suit you. People in this career may be described as analytical, curious, tactful, and sympathetic. Beyond Graduation . . . With additional training and experience, sonographers may become specialists in different areas of ultrasound. Experienced sonographers may also be promoted to supervisors, administrators, or directors in departments or units. Some sonographers take jobs as sales representatives or instructors with equipment manufacturers. -
Associate of Science
English
Campus
 
Louisiana State University at Eunice
Eunice, USA

The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) Degree consists of 33-hours of general education and 39 hours of nursing courses. To successfully complete the ASN degree students mu ... +

The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) Degree consists of 33-hours of general education and 39 hours of nursing courses. To successfully complete the ASN degree students must make a grade of “C” or better in each course. The Associate of Science in Nursing degree program (ASN) is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Students desiring admission to the ASN program must first meet general University admission requirements and be fully admitted to the University. Students must subsequently make a separate application to the Division of Health Sciences and Business Technology in order to be considered for admission to the Nursing Degree Program. -
Associate of Science
English
Campus
 
Quinebaug Valley Community College
Killingly, USA

Here at QVCC, we offer a wide variety of introductory and secondary level biology courses to include anatomy and physiology and microbiology, and an associate degree program i ... +

Here at QVCC, we offer a wide variety of introductory and secondary level biology courses to include anatomy and physiology and microbiology, and an associate degree program in Technology Studies focusing on Biomolecular Science. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Cayuga County Community College
Auburn, USA

Upon graduation, students receive the Associate in Applied Science degree in Nursing and are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses ... +

Upon graduation, students receive the Associate in Applied Science degree in Nursing and are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). -
Associate of Science
English
Campus
 
Coastline Community College
Fountain Valley, USA

his program is designed to help office, administrative and support staff in the medical field to consider advancing to management positions. The program prepares students for ... +

his program is designed to help office, administrative and support staff in the medical field to consider advancing to management positions. The program prepares students for transfer into bachelor's programs in Health Care Administration, Business, Organizational Behavior, Management, and Leadership fields. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Iowa Lakes Community College
Estherville, USA +4 More

Gain the skills and knowledge necessary for one of many exciting career fields relating to Biology, such as forensics, conservation, healthcare, pharmaceutical sales, teaching ... +

Gain the skills and knowledge necessary for one of many exciting career fields relating to Biology, such as forensics, conservation, healthcare, pharmaceutical sales, teaching, and more. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
74 hours
English
Campus
 
Century College
White Bear Lake, USA

The Addiction Counseling program is designed for career opportunities in entry-level positions in the field of Addiction Counseling. The program articulates with Metropolitan ... +

The Addiction Counseling program is designed for career opportunities in entry-level positions in the field of Addiction Counseling. The program articulates with Metropolitan State University's Baccalaureate degree in Alcohol and Drug Counseling. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Ohlone College
Fremont, USA +1 More

This associate degree program in Bioengineering is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the bioengineering industry, such as those in local, national labo ... +

This associate degree program in Bioengineering is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the bioengineering industry, such as those in local, national laboratories. Students will develop a strong foundation in the sciences (chemistry, biology, physics) and engineering. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
46 hours
English
Campus
 
Advanced College
South Gate, USA

Associate of Science in Surgical Technology is designed to provide the student knowledge and experience to perform effective Surgical Technology in the current market.

Associate of Science in Surgical Technology is designed to provide the student knowledge and experience to perform effective Surgical Technology in the current market. -
Associate of Science
English
Campus
 
Tidewater Community College
Portsmouth, USA

Diagnostic medical sonographers are a critical part of the health care team. They help clinicians diagnose illnesses using ultrasound to image organs, tissue and blood flow in ... +

Diagnostic medical sonographers are a critical part of the health care team. They help clinicians diagnose illnesses using ultrasound to image organs, tissue and blood flow inside the body. -
Associate of Science
English
Campus
 
MassBay Community College
Wellesley, USA +2 More

This program prepares students to gain employment in a research and development division of a biotechnology company or manufacturing setting or transfer to a four-year institu ... +

This program prepares students to gain employment in a research and development division of a biotechnology company or manufacturing setting or transfer to a four-year institution. Successful completion of this program allows students to participate in relevant, hypothesis-driven research, providing students with both the scientific and practical research skills they will use in the workplace. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
English
Campus