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. Professionals in specific services are in high demand as technology and new developments in medical techniques demand more specialized educations in order to meet these demands. 

East Tennessee State University offers a Master of Science degree in Allied Health for students seeking advanced professional opportunities in the field of specific health services. The program is intended for health professionals who want to pursue advanced career opportunities and degrees 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 advanced fields of medical professions such as dental hygiene, respiratory therapy, radiological technology, medical lab technology and other health care professions.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    The MSAH is approved by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and is accredited by East Tennessee State University and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

    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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