Associate of Science in Health Sciences (A.S.)
Occasionally, an organization requires a more advanced degree for high-level positions. For some people, getting a degree is an important personal goal. UMA offers an Associate degree in Health Sciences. Students receive additional training in business, communications and healthcare to expand their résumé and create additional opportunities in the healthcare field.
Top Five Reasons to Choose UMA’s Health Sciences Associate Degree Program:
- More potential employment opportunities
- Greater earning potential*
- Start working before you finish your degree and continue your education with day, night, weekend, or online classes**
- Eligible UMA diploma credits count toward your UMA associate degree
- Some concentrations can be finished in as little as two years!
Students in an associate degree program at UMA will take general education courses in English, mathematics, biology and social sciences, as well as elective courses in topics such as accounting, computers, psychology, patient relations and more. Graduates of UMA’s health scienceprogram are taught the skills requires for entry-level positions in health practitioner’s offices, hospitals, home healthcare services, outpatient care services, nursing care facilities, health insurance companies, state and government healthcare programs, and a variety of other allied health areas.
Choose From the Following Areas of Concentration
Available on Campus:
- Basic X-Ray with Medical Office Procedures
- Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions
- Medical Assistant
- Medical/Clinical Laboratory Assistant
- Patient Care Technician
- Pharmacy Technician
Finish your core requirements for the listed programs, and then have the option to finish the degree requirements on campus or online.
*According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, those with an associate degree typically earn more than those with only a high school diploma.
** After completing core requirements.
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