From Diagnostic Medical Sonography to Public Health, we offer multiple undergraduate degrees that prepare you to provide compassionate care to every patient.
How Can a Degree in Healthcare Jumpstart
You know how important it is to have health care professionals when you need medical care. Earning your allied health degree today means that you’re not only making a difference, you’re doing so in a time of growing need for allied health professionals. Careers in the medical field are projected to grow 13% through 2031 based on health care occupation data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Through the School of Allied Health Professions, we provide a solid foundation for your success through comprehensive allied health science courses. Monroe College alumni with an allied health degree are working at institutes such as NY Presbyterian, NYA Langone, Sloan Kettering, and Weill Cornell Medicine.
“I AM GOING BACK TO MONROE SO I CAN FURTHER MY CAREER AND BETTER PROVIDE FOR MY FAMILY.”
Clinical Practicum Programs
Working directly with patients takes skill, compassion, and care. It might mean calming a person in distress while focusing on the technology you need to do your job.
Our clinical practicum programs prepare you through natural and health science courses, medical terminology, and a series of labs that give you hands-on experience. Earning your allied health degree at Monroe teaches you the skills you need to be a patient and competent medical professional.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (AAS)
Work with highly sophisticated, non-invasive ultrasound technology to create detailed internal images of the body that assist physicians in making diagnoses.
Medical Assisting (AAS)
Medical assistants work to conduct a mixture of administrative tasks and clinical duties, such as updating medical records, taking a patient’s vitals, or scheduling appointments. These individuals are often the first health care professionals a sick person sees.
Surgical Technology (AAS)
Surgical technologists work with nurses, anesthesiologists, and surgeons in the operating room by prepping, assisting, and cleaning the room for surgery. These health professionals strive to maintain a sterile and organized environment for all patients.
The School of Allied Health Professions’ non-clinical programs encompass degrees that involve a focus in administration, communication, and technical skills. Non-clinical health care professionals work behind the scenes to provide community health information and assistance in roles such as medical billing and coding, health care administration, or technician services.
Allied Health Science (AS)
The allied health sciences span a wide range of professions, such as dental hygienists, physical therapists, or health administration. This degree is an excellent starting point for students looking to find an entry-level role in the health care industry or for students who are looking to lay the foundation for a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
Medical Administration (AAS)
Do you enjoy communicating? An Associate Degree in Medical Administration allows you to handle customer relations by performing administrative tasks, utilizing electronic health records, and interpreting medical coding.
Health Services Administration (BBA)
Work behind the scenes of allied health to maintain a smooth operation for health care facilities. A Bachelor’s degree in Health Services Administration allows you to give back to your community as a social worker, coordinating health care manager, or hospital care investigator.
Public Health (BS)
Looking to become a health care leader? Public Health majors work on promoting the well-being of the individuals within their community. Earning a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health leads to positions such as health educator, community health worker, or public health researcher.
Equipped to Help You
Whether you’re looking to earn an associate or bachelor’s degree to enter the field of health care, we’ve got you covered on your allied health profession path. Students are equipped from the time they enroll to the time they graduate with our career services and 24/7 support from faculty.
With hybrid, online, and in-person courses, the School of Allied Health Professions provides you with the flexibility to earn your degree quickly and conveniently.
Read alumni success stories from graduates of our health care programs.
Access to a Broader Education Network
The School of Allied Health is a chapter of the national Alpha Eta honor society, designed to promote scholarship and fellowship among allied health professionals.
King Graduate School
Your health care education doesn’t have to stop at the undergraduate level. Monroe College’s King Graduate School offers three health care master’s programs to aid you in the pursuit of your dream profession:
Enroll in Monroe’s School of Allied Health Professions
With rewarding programs ranging from an Associate Degree in Surgical Technology to a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, the School of Allied Health Professions offers you tangible skills across a broad spectrum of degrees that jumpstart your career in healthcare.
Through mentorship from expert faculty members that are professionals in the health care field, you gain a unique educational experience that propels you to thrive in any allied health profession. Ready to earn your allied health degree?