The Allied Health Science program provides the science, technology, engineering, and math, knowledge and skills you need to succeed in a range of growing health care professions. Use your associate degree as a foundation for earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree later, or use it to step into some clinical or nonclinical position right away.
Focus on a range of clinical or nonclinical concentrations
Allied Health Science Degree Curriculum
The curriculum includes a broad view of the health care industry through interdisciplinary coursework. The program includes a strong foundation in basic STEM coursework, along with the professional skills you will need to pursue a career in your desired field.
This course presents an overview of roles, responsibilities, educational requirements, and licensure/certification requirements of various health care professionals. Students are introduced to the U.S. health care systems, interprofessional health care teams, and basic regulations governing healthcare facilities and professionals.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 15 percent (through 2029), faster than the average for all occupations. It is anticipated to add 2.4 million new jobs. This projected growth is mainly due to an aging population, leading to greater demand for health care services.
Positions in the New York tri-state area include:
Health Care Administration
Healthcare Customer Care Representative
Administrative Program Coordinator
Health Science Writer
Clubs and honor societies offer a wealth of networking opportunities, and often give you information and experiences you don’t get in a classroom. At Monroe, there are several to choose from:
Alpha Eta - The national honor society for the allied health professions
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) - A professional organization
Allied Health Club of Monroe College - Conduct health fairs, attend presentations, participate in community service