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HEALTH SCIENCES

Learn how to improve individual and public health through the lens of STEM.

Graduates work in diverse roles in the healthcare industry.
Earn up to $47k/year with an associate degree.

The Health Sciences Associate of Science (A.S.) degree at Motlow provides an option of study for students who want to pursue a career in health care. Some students enter this training and then, if accepted, transfer into a nursing program or an allied health program.

The associate degree in Health Sciences prepares graduates to work in diverse roles in the healthcare industry. Students who earn their Health Sciences A.S. degrees leave with a broad educational foundation in anatomy, physiology, biology, chemistry, nutrition, pathophysiology, and physics.

Students who enroll in Motlow’s Health Sciences A.S. learn how to improve individual and public health through the lens of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

 

The median salary for health sciences graduates is $47,000 per year.

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Career Opportunities

  • Medical Assistant ($29-39k/year)
  • Medical Administrative Assistant ($31-42k/year)
  • Pharmacy Technician ($25-38k/year)
  • Health Information Technologist ($28-47k/year)

Motlow Health Sciences graduates often pursue careers in medicine, nursing, physical therapy, health information management, dietetics, pharmacy technology, and allied health.

This degree is a great starting point for students interested in qualifying for entry-level roles at the intersection of science and healthcare. Motlow’s Health Science graduates enter the workforce prepared to contribute to many aspects of the healthcare system. Graduates may choose to continue their education to a specific health professional area or pursue other health care opportunities.

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