An online Health Science associate degree prepares students to work in the healthcare industry. Graduates can pursue positions as medical assistants, laboratory technicians, dental assistants, nurses, and more.
This program is designed to provide a basic general education to supplement students’ medical knowledge and healthcare training. Classes include both classroom and lab portions for hands-on learning from home. The curriculum covers a wide range of topics such as systems of the human body, antimicrobial therapies, ecology, heredity, and laboratory techniques.
Major requirements include courses in:
- Anatomy and Physiology
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School Accreditation & Licensing
American Public University System is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsPlacement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score
- College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.