Program Overview

The health care industry is growing at a fantastic rate due to several factors, such as the aging of the population, the growth of costs in the health care industry, and legal and government influences have caused a massive spurt in dollars spent in health care and related fields. Experienced and educated inpiduals are needed at all levels of patient services health care fields, and primary among the growth of specialist health services. As more opportunities for career options become available, specialists develop their career opportunities with a degree demonstrating their knowledge of the material.

East Tennessee State University offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health for students seeking professional development in the field of health services. The program is designed for health professionals who want to pursue their degree opportunities with the convenience of taking their classes online. The benefit of online classes is that they allow students and professions who are unable to meet the rigors of an in-person class schedule to attain a higher education degree without sacrificing their personal or professional schedules in order to do so. The program is designed to train students in fields such as dental hygiene, respiratory therapy, radiological technology, medical lab technology and other health care professions. 

The program is designed to offer students with Associate of Applied Sciences degrees in related fields the opportunity to obtain their bachelor’s degree without having to transfer to a four-year institution. The program will develop their existing knowledge to enhance their skills in communications, critical thinking, problem solving, research, and leadership theories.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor Completion

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    East Tennessee State University is a four-year public institution of higher education located in Johnson City, Tennessee. Students at ETSU can earn their bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. Founded in 1911 as the East Tennessee State Normal School and its original purpose was to be a training school for teachers. Over the next few decades the college began to expand its degree offerings and areas of specialization.

    ETSU offers a variety of degree programs. Some of the most popular degrees at ETSU are business, health sciences, education and liberal arts.


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