May 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Healthcare Professions, A.A.S.

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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.

Program Outcomes

  • 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. 

Career Opportunities

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.

Curriculum for an Associate of Applied Science in Healthcare Professions

General Education Core 15-20
Technical Core 40-45
Total Credit Hours Required 60


Program Disclaimer

This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year. Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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