Learn about the Health Science Associate in Applied Science Degree program for professionals who are actively credentialed and currently working. Download a Health Science flier (pdf) listing all approved credentials and required courses (pdf). If you do not have a healthcare credential and are not working in the healthcare field, you may be interested in the associate in healthcare management.
What can I do with a health science degree?
As credentialed health care professionals, this degree can expand your clinical role and provide a degree which is often required for management positions.
How much does the program cost?
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What degree will I earn? Will I be eligible for credentials?
What are the required courses and what is the suggested schedule? How long does the program take to complete?
What are the program admission criteria?
What credentials have been approved for the health science degree?
|Activities Director, Certified (ADC)
Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS)
|CVT||Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)|
|CVT||Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)|
|CVT||Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS)|
|Coding||Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) (CCS-P) - (American Health Information Management Assn - AHIMA)|
|Coding||Certified Professional Coder (CPC, COC, CIC, CRC, CPC-P ) (American Academy of Professional Coders - AAPC)|
|Dental||Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)|
|Dental||Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)|
|DMS||Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)|
|EEG||Registered Electroencephalographic Technologist (R.EEG.T ABRET)|
|Health Information Management||Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) (AHIMA)
|Laboratory||Clinical Lab Technician (CLA ASCP)
Histotechnician (HT ASCP )
|Medical Lab Technician (MLT ASCP )|
|Medical Assisting||Certified Medical Assistant (CMA/AAMA - Certifying Board of the American Assn of Medical Assistants) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA - American Medical Technologists) or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA - National Healthcare Association)|
|Nursing||Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)|
|Nursing||Registered Nurse (RN)|
|Ophthalmic||Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist (COMT) (JCAHPO)|
|Ophthalmic||Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) (JCAHPO)|
|Orthopaedics||Orthopaedic Technologist Certified (OTC) (NBCOT)|
|Orthopaedics||Orthopaedic Technologist - Surgery Certified (OTSC) ( NBCOT )|
|Paramedic||Registered Paramedic (NRP or PA EMTP)|
|Physician Assistant||Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) (NCCPA)|
|Polysomnography||Polysomnography Technologist (RPSGT)|
|Radiology||Registered Technologist (Radiography) (RT(R))|
Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA)
|Respiratory||Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)|
|Respiratory||Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)|
|Surgical||Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)|
These credentials do not qualify for Health Science:
Coding - CCA
CVT - CCT, CCDS, IBHRE
Nursing - CNA
Orthopedics - ROT
Pharmacy - CPhT
Can I advance my education in this field? These schools will accept HACC's Health Science degree in its entirety.
Where can I get more information?