Health Sciences (AAS)

Expand your career opportunities by earning an associate degree.

Available as
Associate of Applied Science
1-2 years
Fort Wayne, Crown Point
3 Concentrations
Paramedic Medicine, Surgical Technology, and Interdisciplinary Healthcare

Why Should Healthcare Professionals Earn a Health Sciences Degree?

Ready to take the next step in your healthcare career? Saint Francis’ Health Sciences degree is a great fit for you. It’s flexible enough for students who are passionate about healthcare but unsure about their academic journey.

In this program, you can build on prior learning, deepen your scientific knowledge, and expand your future career and academic opportunities. Find your fit and make a difference in people’s lives through our fast and affordable health science associate’s degree.

Why Saint Francis for Your Associate Degree in Health Sciences?

The current healthcare job market is experiencing rapid growth, with an urgent demand for new health science professionals. Renowned for its values-based health sciences education programs, the University of Saint Francis offers a robust associate degree program that will help you advance in your career.

Benefits of our program:

  • Get credit for your completed medical training
  • Learn in small classes from expert instructors
  • Earn transferable credits toward a bachelor’s degree
  • Specialize in one of three areas

Paramedic Completion Concentration

Ideal for individuals enrolled in or graduated from an accredited paramedic training program. You’ll finish the program in about a year, positioning you for success in this vital healthcare role.

Surgical Technology Completion Concentration

Designed for individuals enrolled in or graduated from an accredited surgical technology certificate program.

Interdisciplinary Healthcare Concentration

Perfect for students exploring healthcare careers or working to meet admission criteria for a healthcare program. This track provides valuable insights into the healthcare field while offering flexibility and guidance for your future path.

Academic and Career Options

This degree serves as an excellent foundation for a career at the intersection of science and healthcare. You’ll be well-equipped to step into the workforce, ready to make meaningful contributions across various facets of the healthcare system. Whether you aspire to provide crucial care on the frontlines in emergency services or prefer a behind-the-scenes role in healthcare administration or informatics, this program can prepare you for both.

The Health Sciences program at Saint Francis not only prepares you for entry-level positions but also opens doors to pursuing a bachelor’s degree. Your transferable general education and science credits from this program create a solid foundation for your future academic endeavors. It’s your springboard to continued educational growth and career advancement.

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