Bergen Community College
Health Sciences (AAS.HP.HLTH/SCI)
Bergen Community College offers an Associate of Applied Sciences degree in Health Sciences for students who want to take the first step in a career in medicine or for individuals interested in learning about health-related careers and sciences and the fields of health and health services management. Students will develop an understanding of the different areas of expertise in health services and will develop the foundation in general studies needed for future success in the field.
The program consists of classroom courses which emphasize real-world education through examination of cases and education which will be applicable on the job. Those classes include English composition, the humanities, social science, mathematics, computer science, natural science, dynamics of health and fitness, general psychology, introduction to sociology, microbiology, general biology, anatomy and physiology, introduction to chemistry, college chemistry, introduction to physics, and epidemiology.
Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to earn the degree. The qualifications demonstrate the student has been able to apply the principles they learned in the program into their eventual development as a functional affective professional in their field. These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to demonstrate effective communication skills at the individual and group levels, to identify the components of health sciences and external environmental factors related to the studies of health sciences, to analyze biological, chemical, and physical factors of health and learn how about health policy that impacts healthcare organizations and societies through health services delivery, to analyze the responsibility and operations of a health sciences professional, to identify and issues and learn the roles of clinical practitioners in health sciences.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Tuition Basis :Years
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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