Health Science - Associate Degree Program Manager

Begin Your Healthcare Career with a Strong Foundation

Earn an associate degree that will provide you with the education you need to excel!

Our Health Science associate degree program is designed to prepare you for admission to a more specialized healthcare program such as Physical Therapy Assistant or Nursing, or continue your education at a four-year college or university.*

Whichever direction you choose, your degree provides you with the versatility and options to succeed at any level in an industry that is adding more new jobs than any other, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics.

Academically challenging, our curriculum includes science-based courses in anatomy and physiology, chemistry, and biology. You will also benefit by courses in psychology and healthcare management.

You have the choice to attend full or part time, with online and in-class learning formats. We can help you create a schedule that works for you!


*Pennsylvania Institute of Technology partners with Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University is offering Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree Completion courses in Health Sciences at the Pennsylvania Institute of Technology. Students who transfer their P.I.T. degree to Philadelphia University may receive a scholarship up to 25% per credit. Click here for more information.



Health Science Professions Include:

Health Information Management • Health Educator • Hospital Administration • Medical Case Management • Physician Office Management

 

Curriculum Summary



Term 1 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BIO135 Anatomy and Physiology I4
ENG108 English Composition3
MOT115 Healthcare in a Trans Cultural Environment3
MTH130 Mathematics for Health Care Professionals3

Term 2 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BIO136 Anatomy and Physiology II4
MTH145 College Algebra and Trigonometry3
BIO230 Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology4
PSY109 Human Growth and Development3

Term 3 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
ENG215 Analytical Writing3
BIO105 General Biology3
BIO106 General Biology Lab1
HCM107 Introduction to Health Care Management3
PSY105 Introduction to Psychology3

Term 4 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
SIT203 Basic Office Software Applications3
COM108 Communications and Social Interaction3
Elective3
HCM221 Introduction to Health Care Statistics3

Term 5 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
HUM140 Critical Thinking in the Modern Age3
CHM105 General Chemistry3
CHM106 General Chemistry Lab1

Term 6 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Elective3
HCM117 Introduction to Health Care Informatics3

Term 1 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BIO135 Anatomy and Physiology I4
ENG108 English Composition3
MOT115 Healthcare in a Trans Cultural Environment3
MTH130 Mathematics for Health Care Professionals3

Term 2 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BIO136 Anatomy and Physiology II4
MTH145 College Algebra and Trigonometry3
BIO230 Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology4
PSY109 Human Growth and Development3

Term 3 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
ENG215 Analytical Writing3
BIO105 General Biology3
BIO106 General Biology Lab1
HCM107 Introduction to Health Care Management3
PSY105 Introduction to Psychology3

Term 4 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
SIT203 Basic Office Software Applications3
COM108 Communications and Social Interaction3
Elective3
HCM221 Introduction to Health Care Statistics3

Term 5 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
HUM140 Critical Thinking in the Modern Age3
CHM105 General Chemistry3
CHM106 General Chemistry Lab1

Term 6 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Elective3
HCM117 Introduction to Health Care Informatics3

Program Objectives

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