Associate of Arts / Associate of Science in Health Sciences
St. Petersburg College

Program Details

Sometimes, to break into a field, an associate’s degree is all you need. St. Petersburg College offers the Associate of Arts / Associate of Science in Health Sciences. With this online health science degree, you can work as a medical secretary or administrative assistant in healthcare.

The curriculum teaches basic administration and management of healthcare, preparing you for employment in non-clinical healthcare. Should you wish to pursue further education, your credits transfer to the BAS in Health Services Administration.

Your studies in the health sciences teach you:

  • Basic knowledge of medical language, disease processes, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and healthcare delivery
  • Administrative functions within a healthcare organization such as budgets, IT, management of medical supplies, and reimbursement systems
  • Compliance with governmental and legal requirements
  • Implementation of appropriate management strategies to lead an ethically responsible and safe healthcare team

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

St. Petersburg College is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT, Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score