Associate of Applied Science in Health Sciences
American Public University System

Program Details

The Associate of Applied Science in Health Sciences is designed for students interested in or currently working in the rapidly growing healthcare industry, and for those who have completed military training in the medical and health sciences. This program offers you the opportunity to gain basic general education and earn college credits to complement your medical knowledge and healthcare training. This AAS degree is ideal for a variety of healthcare careers; including medical assistants, laboratory technicians, dental assistants, nursing, and numerous other careers within the healthcare industry.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission