In the face of an aging population with new treatments and technologies, allied health careers are on the rise. Our healthcare professions' degree program positions you for success in a variety of medical fields. Our program acquaints you with medical knowledge and terminology and refines your communications and life skills, social awareness, and critical and analytical thinking abilities. Within the program, you may select a concentration in Hospital, Paramedicine, or Physical Therapy. The curriculum within each concentration emphasizes practical skills and hands-on learning.
This program prepares individuals to work in a variety of health care settings. Individuals may work in hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, and physicians' offices.
- Demonstrate appropriate verbal, non-verbal, therapeutic, professional, and technological communication skills in their practice.
- Facilitate collaboration among all health care team members and the patients in their care.
- Demonstrate proficiency in using sound clinical decision making to plan safe and effective client care.
- Perform an informed discussion about the moral, ethical, and legal aspects of the healthcare profession.
Upon achieving a degree, you may seek employment in hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, or physicians' offices. If you seek a more specific career path in fields such as nursing, medical assisting, paramedicine, or physical therapist assisting, explore other health science degree programs here.