Health Sciences – Allied Health


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Health Sciences – Allied Health, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

The Health Sciences program at Northern Arizona University prepares you for employment in hospitals, government health agencies, private industry, and nongovernmental organizations. Do you see yourself as a health educator or speech-language pathology assistant? Are you a practicing allied health professional, such as a diagnostic imaging technician or respiratory care assistant? Our programs will give you an avenue to success.

Flexibility is a hallmark of this degree, which offers online coursework and accepts a significant block of transfer credit if you are completing, or have completed, appropriate community college (or university) allied health programs. A strong group of health sciences courses includes grounding in human diseases, healthcare ethics, and more.

The need for skilled workers in health related fields is skyrocketing. The aging population, unhealthful life styles, and environmental conditions contribute to this trend. Health care spending is expected to double in the next ten years. If you want to enter the fast-growing world of healthcare, your biggest challenge may be simply sorting through the options!


BS in Health Sciences:

  • Allied Health

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging and Therapy – DMIT (Nuclear Medicine, Ultra Sound, Radiography or Radiation Therapy programs)

  • Medical Assisting

  • Paramedic Care

  • Physical Therapist Assisting

  • Respiratory Care

  • Surgical Technology


  • Flexible online curriculum delivery

  • Start before, during, or after completing your AAS

  • Transfer in up to 90 lower division credits

  • Online access to registration and class schedule

  • Advising available by phone or online

  • No commuting or parking hassles


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  • Yuma