Same expert faculty as in-person classes
Whether you are a new student, associate degree holder or working professional, this degree is an exceptional option if you want to move into supervisory and management roles in health care.
This degree can also be a launchpad into many other secondary degrees (e.g., physician's assistant and advanced RN programs) or master’s and doctoral programs, such as a doctorate in health care administration.
This comprehensive program trains you in both the clinical and administrative sides of health care, giving you an edge in administrative positions, and preparing you to become a valued member of a health care team. You will study:
This program also prepares you for:
Plus, you can customize the degree path to match your career goals.
As the health care industry continues to grow, Northeast Ohio and the rest of the country will seek degreed workers to fill in-demand openings. Allied health careers today make up 60% of the total U.S. health care workforce — and that number is growing. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that employment in this field will increase 20% from 2016 to 2026 — much faster than the average for all occupations.
See the recommended course sequence for this program.
UA also offers a 2+2 program for working professionals who already have an associate degree in a health-related field, enabling you to earn your bachelor’s degree in two years.
You can also take optional summer courses to finish the program more quickly.