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Lehigh Carbon Community College

What is an Associate Degree in Health Science?

The Associate in Health Science degree is a comprehensive yet flexible transfer program designed to provide students with foundational courses in social and health sciences as well as a variety of general education electives for transfer to bachelor programs in the health sciences. Students may transfer to nursing, health science, nutrition, pharmaceutical marketing, health information management, public and community health, and health services administration.

Health Science Courses

Your general studies courses will prepare you for success in either a future career or when pursuing a four-year degree. In this program, you’ll take classes like:

  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II
  • Mathematics for Allied Health
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Human Growth and Development

Bachelor’s Transfer Schools

Students who graduate with specific associate degrees can transfer as juniors into a bachelor’s degree program in a similar field of study at a participating four-year college. Learn more about transferring to a four-year school.

Your A.S. in Health Science prepares you to transfer to the following four-year colleges or universities:


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