Pair your existing certificate, diploma or license to practice from an accredited, postsecondary education program with the fundamentals of health-related education to obtain an associate degree.

Program Overview

The information below was developed to help guide students on their course selection and acceptance into the program.

Learn how to practice within the ethical, legal and regulatory frameworks of professional practice; recognize the impact of economic, political, social and demographic forces on the delivery of healthcare; and describe the impact of the sciences, including biology, chemistry, and physics, on health science.

Program Requirements
General Education Credits
  Written and Oral Communications (ENG 101 and ENG 102 required) 6
  Mathematics (MTH 107 required) 3
  Natural Science (BIO 110/111 required) 4
  Social Science (PSY 101 required) 3
  Additional General Education Requirements (SOC 101 and any diversity course required) 6
  Total 22
*See college catalog for general education requirements.
Technical Core
The number of credits awarded for non-credit post-secondary healthcare education will be determined after a review of the documentation. A maximum of thirty credits for certification/ licensure will be granted after completion of the required Rowan College at Burlington County degree requirements (with grades of “C” or higher) resulting in an A.A.S. Degree in Health Science.
  Accredited Allied Health Program 22/30
  Total 52
  Electives 8
  Total Requirements for Degree 60
Applying to the Program
  • Meet general admission requirements for the college.
  • Submit
    • A copy of a current license and/or certificate
    • Official transcripts
    • Diploma from the completed training program
    • Current resume
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