AAS in Allied Health
The Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health program at Sanford-Brown is designed for students holding an allied health diploma who wish to earn an associate's degree. Read about Sanford-Brown's Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health program here.
Official Program Name:
Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health
School Offering Program:
Individuals who wish to apply to the Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health program should be interested in advancing in the healthcare field. Applicants should already have an allied health diploma in medical assisting, massage therapy, or medical billing and coding. Potential Sanford-Brown students must live in close proximity to campus locations.
The Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health program at Sanford-Brown is designed for students who already hold a diploma in an allied health field. In addition to general education and elective courses, students have the opportunity to learn about office skills for the healthcare environment, personnel management, risk management, financial administration, and implementing healthcare regulations. Students are also introduced to the relationship between wellness and fitness, and the impact of emotional, physical, and psychological health.
Offered at selected campuses
Program Length and Total Credits Required:
The AAS in Allied Health program is approximately 20 weeks and consists of 90 credits. Students must complete 30 general education credits and 60 core curriculum credits, up to 53 credits of which will have been completed through an allied health diploma program.
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Sanford-Brown's opportunities include federal and institutional grants and scholarships. Students can find out more information about financial aid opportunities from campus Financial Aid Representatives.
Required Courses for an Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change and may vary by campus. Contact Sanford-Brown to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
Allied Health Courses
- ALH 200: Allied Health Bridge Credit (53 credits)
- ALH 202: Healthcare Management (4 credits)
- ALH 204: Health and Wellness (3 credits)
General Education Courses
- GE 100: Computer Applications (2 credits)
- HUM 120: English (4 credits)
- SSC 130: Investment in Success (4 credits)
- Math or Sciences Elective (4 credits)
- General Education Electives (16 credits)
Graduates of Sanford-Brown's Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health program are prepared to compete for entry-level positions in medical offices, clinics, and other healthcare facilities. Positions graduates may wish to pursue could include:
- Medical assistant
- Medical office manager
- Medical records assistant
Sanford-Brown does not guarantee employment or salary. Registration #03-07-1680T