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An Associate of Science is a two-year degree that is ideal for scholars who want to continue their education and pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the future. Students may be able to earn an AS both in person or online at a community college, technical school or university.

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Glendale Community College

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to identify anatomical structures and describe the functions of important systems in the human body; be accepted to ... [+]

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Upon completion of this program, students will be able to identify anatomical structures and describe the functions of important systems in the human body; be accepted to a nursing program, and be well-prepared for courses in the nursing program or a 4-year university program of their choice.

A minimum of 14 units in one of the following options and additional 6 elective units is required. All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

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USA Glendale
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Valley Forge Military College

The Associate of Science in Health Sciences Program at VFMC provides students with the opportunity to take courses leading to a variety of health sciences majors and care ... [+]

The Associate of Science in Health Sciences Program at VFMC provides students with the opportunity to take courses leading to a variety of health sciences majors and career fields. Studying the Health and Biological Sciences program at VFMC prepares students to continue their academic and career interests in specialized fields including Biology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy.

Programs of Study

Our military tradition benefits all students: those who go on to officer training and those who choose to pursue other paths. A study by Korn/Ferry International shows that the leadership skills learned in military training enhance success in corporate life – which may be why many of our graduates go on to captain their own businesses. Whatever your goal, VFMC has academic programs that will help you get there. The Academic Program at VFMC leads to an Associate of Arts, an Associate of Science, or an Associate in Business Administration degree. The strong core curriculum, developed on the basis of careful analysis of the general education requirements of competitive colleges and universities, is the heart of the degree programs. Together with the courses require in the academic fields of study, the core programs provide the foundation for successful transfer to a four-year college and long-term academic success.... [-]

USA Wayne
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Mid Michigan College

Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) are in high demand, and that demand continues to grow faster than most occupations. Our students gain meaningful employment shortly a ... [+]

Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) are in high demand, and that demand continues to grow faster than most occupations. Our students gain meaningful employment shortly after graduation.

100% of the 2015 PTA graduating class have passed their National Physical Therapy Examination. Our PTA Program has a 100% employment rate for our licensed graduates! PTAs earn roughly $42,000/year (National median). The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Career Overview

Role Of A Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Physical therapist assistants (PTAs) work as part of a team to provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist. PTAs implement selected components of patient/client interventions (treatment), obtain data related to the interventions provided, and make modifications in selected interventions either to progress the patient/client as directed by the physical therapist or to ensure patient/client safety and comfort.... [-]

USA Harrison Mount Pleasant
September 2019
Full-time
5 semesters
Campus
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Valencia College

The Nursing Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in the nursing ... [+]

The Nursing Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in the nursing field. Due to the current shortage of skilled nurses, there are tremendous opportunities in nursing. Valencia’s nationally-accredited program is one of the best for preparing men and women for nursing careers, by connecting students directly to situations nurses face today. The program offers classroom curriculum together with real-life clinical experiences to help nurses build skills and confidence. Valencia’s Nursing program is limited-access, meaning that admission to the college does not imply acceptance to the Nursing program. Students must apply and be accepted to the program. Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to take the National Council Licensure Exam to become a registered nurse (RN).... [-]

USA Orlando
May 2019
Full-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
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Delaware County Community College

The Science for Health Professions Program is designed for students who plan to transfer and continue their education in an allied health or pre-medical field at another ... [+]

The Science for Health Professions Program is designed for students who plan to transfer and continue their education in an allied health or pre-medical field at another institution.

It provides the basic sciences and mathematics needed for a variety of programs, including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Baccalaureate Nursing, Physician Assistant, Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Optometry, and Podiatry.

Since admission requirements to other institutions vary, students should obtain information on entrance requirements for the specific school and program in which they are interested. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with both the Transfer Office at DCCC and their advisor regarding the best course selections for their transfer.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
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Parkland College

Kinesiology at Parkland College offers several transfer specializations and certification pathways. The gateway course to the program is Introduction to Kinesiology (KIN ... [+]

Kinesiology at Parkland College offers several transfer specializations and certification pathways. The gateway course to the program is Introduction to Kinesiology (KIN 160), which examines the multitude of jobs that fall under the Kinesiology umbrella; use it to make an educated decision on your dream job and plan your coursework so you are qualified to obtain it.

Why study Kinesiology?

The fascinating field of kinesiology has a wide variety of opportunities including, but not limited to, athletic trainers, personal trainers, physical therapists, physical education instructors, exercise physiologists, and kinesiotherapists. The baby boomer generation and the obesity epidemic are driving forces that are going to ensure that jobs in the field are in high demand well into the future.... [-]

USA Champaign
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Henry Ford College

The program prepares students interested in becoming pharmacists for transfer to a 4-year institution. The courses outlined in the program of study have been carefully se ... [+]

The program prepares students interested in becoming pharmacists for transfer to a 4-year institution. The courses outlined in the program of study have been carefully selected using the basic admission requirements for a number of pharmacy programs as a guide. Provides students with a solid foundation using a set of carefully selected courses, which will maximize the transfer of coursework. Courses were selected to include the general admission criteria used by pharmacy schools and formal transfer agreements HFC maintains with many of the universities throughout Michigan. Pre-Pharmacy students are strongly encouraged to work closely with the Pre-Pharmacy coordinator before they select their courses.... [-]

USA Detroit
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is the only college in Massachusetts to offer a Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Technology, or Health IT. Health IT refe ... [+]

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is the only college in Massachusetts to offer a Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Technology, or Health IT. Health IT refers to the use of technologies to store, share, and analyze health information to improve patient care. This fast-growing field encompasses a range of positions that involve the development, implementation, and maintenance of computerized health information systems. With the goal of enhancing the quality of patient care and reduce costs, these systems are needed to enable the digitization, storage, and the secure exchange of health information among various clinicians across networks and web services within hospitals and other healthcare settings.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2019
Campus
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Bay State College

Knowledge is the best medicine when you're thinking about a future in healthcare. And Bay State College's Health Studies Associate Degree program is your best solution fo ... [+]

Health Studies Program Overview

Knowledge is the best medicine when you're thinking about a future in healthcare. And Bay State College's Health Studies Associate Degree program is your best solution for discovering where your talents in healthcare lie:

Learn from professors who currently work in the healthcare field. Prepare for a professional degree in nursing, physical therapy assistant, and biotech. Acquire the necessary skills employers in the healthcare field seek including phlebotomy, clinical office procedures, and medical coding. Opt to continue your education with Bay State College's Management – Healthcare Management Concentration Bachelor's Degree program.

Our prescription for a great career in healthcare? Start with a strong foundation.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Citrus College

The purpose of the nursing program is to educate students for entry-level registered nursing positions in a variety of multicultural health care settings within the commu ... [+]

The Citrus College Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program, leading to an Associate in Science Degree with a major in Nursing, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). The purpose of the nursing program is to educate students for entry-level registered nursing positions in a variety of multicultural health care settings within the community. The Program consists of coursework in nursing, science, general education and clinical practice at local hospitals and health agencies. The graduate of this two-year program is eligible to take the National Council for Licensure Examination (NCLEX), and upon successful completion, become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of California. There are fees for obtaining licensure by examination or endorsement, interim permit, and biennial renewal. California law allows for the denial of registered nursing licensure on the basis of any prior convictions substantially related to nursing practice. The Citrus College ADN Program Philosophy is based on the premise that students bring unique learning abilities, life experiences, goals, responsibilities and support systems to the educational experience. The philosophy of the Citrus College ADN Program supports and implements the Mission Statement of Citrus College. The program and faculty believe that a sound nursing education program is built on concepts relating to the individual, health and illness, the environment, and nursing, which includes nursing education and teaching and learning. In-depth information about the program prerequisites, which are those requirements that must be completed prior to applying to the ADN Program, can be obtained by visiting... [-]

USA Los Angeles
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
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Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

PCOM’s Associate of Science program offers unparalleled opportunities to advance your career in Asian holistic medicine with a blend of classroom and online learning at o ... [+]

PCOM’s Associate of Science program offers unparalleled opportunities to advance your career in Asian holistic medicine with a blend of classroom and online learning at one of the best massage therapy schools in California. Led by our expert faculty, online activities and in-class sessions have now merged to give students flexibility in addition to the distinguished hands-on instruction for which Pacific College is known.

The Associate of Science (Massage Therapy/Asian Bodywork) degree program demonstrates significant training to massage clients and prospective employers. Graduates of the Associate of Science will be prepared to enter a career in massage therapy either in private practice, or in the employment of another qualified healthcare practitioner such as an acupuncturist, a health spa owner, or a chiropractor’s office. In addition the program offers general education courses to serve as a basis for lifelong learning.... [-]

USA San Diego Chicago New York
September 2019
Part-time
30 months
Online & Campus Combined
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Polk State College

The Cardiovascular Technology program prepares students for careers in the fast-paced, critical-thinking arena of Cardiac and Peripheral Intervention. ... [+]

“The Medical Modality that Looks at the Heart of the Matter” The Cardiovascular Technology program prepares students for careers in the fast-paced, critical-thinking arena of Cardiac and Peripheral Intervention. The invasive cardiovascular technologist is a member of the cardiac cath team that assists physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD) and peripheral artery disease (PAD).

The cardiovascular technologist’s primary role is to directly assist the physician during angioplasty and stenting, monitor a patient’s hemodynamic status during procedures, and provide professional and compassionate pre and post-procedural patient care. Graduates will find employment opportunities in cardiac catheterization labs in hospitals and freestanding clinics as professionally licensed healthcare associates.... [-]

USA Bartow Lake Wales Lakeland Winter Haven  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Park University

This career mobility program gives students an opportunity to expand their nursing knowledge and customize their plan of study in the arts, sciences, and humanities to fi ... [+]

The Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing at Park University was initiated in 1987 with the Associate Degree program.

Building on the premise of the Park University Associate Degree Program, the BSN Completion Program provides a career mobility path for the Associate Degree RN to continue their nursing education. The program is congruent with the Park University vision and mission as well as the vision and mission of the Nursing Program.

The BSN Completion Program is an online degree that is offered in eight-week sessions and is designed to provide a flexible format. This career mobility program gives students an opportunity to expand their nursing knowledge and customize their plan of study in the arts, sciences, and humanities to fit their personal interests. The full program is typically completed in 18 months, though Park University allows a maximum of five years to complete all degree requirements. ... [-]

USA Parkville Kansas City
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
Online
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Santa Fe College

The Respiratory Therapist is a critical member of the healthcare delivery system, providing basic and critical care to patients suffering from disorders of the respirator ... [+]

Program Overview

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The Respiratory Therapist is a critical member of the health care delivery system, providing basic and critical care to patients suffering from disorders of the respiratory system. Graduation from the Respiratory Care Program at Santa Fe College qualifies the graduate to take all of the credentialing examinations offered by the National Board for Respiratory Care. The healthcare field of Respiratory Therapy focuses on treating patients with cardiopulmonary (heart/lung) illnesses and breathing difficulties. Santa Fe College's Respiratory Care Program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) and has an advanced practitioner, registered respiratory therapist (RRT) outcome goal.... [-]

USA Gainesville
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Windward Community College

Windward Community College’s Associate in Science in Veterinary Technology combines traditional classroom instruction with intensive hands-on laboratory and practical exp ... [+]

Windward Community College’s Associate in Science in Veterinary Technology combines traditional classroom instruction with intensive hands-on laboratory and practical experience utilizing live animals in a clinical setting. Students enrolled in the program will receive training in pharmacology, radiology, anesthesiology, surgical assisting, dentistry, nutrition, and veterinary office procedures and will learn how to perform over 130 skill sets deemed essential by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). During the final year of the program, students will intern at three of WCC’s over 20 preceptor clinics and shelters where their skills will be evaluated and critiqued by industry professionals. Not only does this experience allow students to hone and apply their skills in a real-world setting, it will serve as a bridge to future employment. To date, over 70% of our students have found employment in veterinary practice. Windward Community College is the only college in Hawaii that offers degree and certificate programs for veterinary paraprofessionals.... [-]

USA Honolulu
September 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
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