This degree is designed for health-care professionals seeking to enhance the knowledge they already have and to help them prepare for future career employment requirements. The degree format features a strong general education and administrative/business component and provides an academic foundation for health-care administrative positions. It is open only to individuals holding an associate degree or a two-year certificate in an allied-health professional area with earned certification where applicable in such areas as diagnostic ultrasound, nuclear medicine, physician assistant, radiation therapy, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, and special procedures in radiologic technology. Admission to the program is by permission of the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences chair.
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Students must take all courses designated in the Professional Degree Requirements of the General Education Program while noting the following approved course substitutions. If a student changes to another degree program, these course substitutions will no longer apply even if already completed.
Equivalent of one per year of full-time enrollment at AU. Courses taken at SDA institutions can be used to meet this requirement.
PBHL 440 Fundamentals of Spirituality & Ethics in Healthcare is required.
completed through the associate/certificate program transfer credits
Mathematics Statistics preferred. Transfer students—any college level course.
fulfilled through clinical practica