Associate of Applied Science in Health Sciences
American Public University System

Program Details

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:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Physics
  • Microbiology
  • Genetics

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.