Health Studies

Associate of Applied Science

SUNY Broome Community College

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    60
  • Degree Level
    Associate of Applied Science
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your associate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

The mission of the Health Studies A.A.S. degree is to prepare students for individualized healthcare career paths. This highly customizable degree with choices from among many different biology, science, and health-related courses, with many courses offered online, in a traditional classroom setting or a blend of the two, allow students to be prepared for employment in an entry-level position healthcare related field of their choice. Students also have the opportunity to simultaneously enroll in a certificate program allowing them to increase their skill set and employability. This degree also prepares students for transfer into competitive health programs.

Program Learning Outcomes 

1. Ability to accurately communicate with members of the healthcare team using effective verbal and written communication while maintaining patient confidentiality.

2. Application of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and healthcare concepts into the skills of an entry level medical professional.

3. Be familiar with the principles of ethical and professional behavior that is required of a healthcare professional.

4. Apply relevant knowledge of cultural awareness as it relates to healthcare.

5. Perform effectively as an effective communicator in the role of a healthcare professional.

What's an associate degree?
An associate degree usually takes two years of study and prepares students for employment or transfer to a bachelor’s program at a four-year university.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. Apply Now

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