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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Academic Catalog

Allied Health Sciences - A.A.S.


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This is an AAS Allied Health Sciences degree for students who are enrolled in, or already have, a Technical Certificate in an Allied Health Area: Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Technical Certificate  , Emergency Medical Technician - Advanced Technical Certificate  , Food Preparation, Safety and Service Technical Certificate , Laboratory Phlebotomy Technician Technical Certificate  ,Pharmacy Technician Technical Certificate  and want to continue their education to receive an Associate of Applied Sciences degree. Students will earn hours for the Technical Certificate, complete 15-16 hours from specified General Education classes and complete a 3 hour course, Management and Leadership for Allied Heal Sciences. Additional General Education Classes will be taken as electives to total the required 60 hours needed for graduation. The combination of the Associate Degree, coupled with the Management and Leadership for Allied Health Sciences class, allows a student increased chances to achieve additional success in their chosen Allied Health field.

Total Program Credits: 60


Students may be awarded up to 31-32 hours of credit based on their certifications in Emergency Medical Technician - Basic, Emergency Medical Technician - Advanced, Food Preparation, Safety & Service Technical Certificate, Laboratory Phlebotomy Technician Certificate or Pharmacy Technician Certificate.

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