Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Allied Health

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Further Your Healthcare Career with an Associate Degree

If you want to improve your healthcare career, an associate degree can help you take the next step. The Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health is designed for healthcare professionals who have already completed a certificate or significant coursework in an allied health program such as medical assistant, dental assistant, pharmacy technician, or veterinary assistant. Contact Charter College today to enhance your education.

Allied Health Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this Allied Health program, you will be able to:

  • Describe and demonstrate effective supervisory and management skills
  • Describe the purposes and intents of key federal, state, and local healthcare policies
  • Use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to explore solutions for specific workplace concerns and contemporary issues
  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills to maintain interpersonal relationships and communicate effectively in a professional office environment

Program Length

  • 5 months

Delivery Method

  • Online Learning


Allied Health Classes and Curriculum

The Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health program provides you with the knowledge and technical skills you need to build upon your healthcare career. In classrooms and labs, you will learn how to apply ethical principles to your work, protect patients’ rights, comply with law and licensure requirements, and use computer technology to enhance your potential for employment. In addition, you will complete assignments such as reading, exercises, problem solving, projects, research, papers, and presentations.

Topics and Classes

Admissions Requirements

Program Length

Delivery Method

  • The Healthcare System
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare
  • External applicants must complete a certificate or significant coursework at an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • Submit official transcripts prior to enrollment
  • Internal applicants must graduate from a Charter College allied healthcare-related program

In as little as five months, you can complete your degree in allied health. Charter College starts classes every five weeks providing unparalleled flexibility and our unique learning approach helps you to graduate on time.

The Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health program is available in a fully online format. Online learning gives you the flexibility to balance your classwork with family, work, and other commitments.

Prepare for Entry-Level Medical Assistant Careers

The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assistant program prepares you to handle the duties and requirements of entry-level medical assistant or allied health positions. You can seek employment in hospitals, surgical centers, assisted living facilities, or physician offices.

Licensure & Certification

Many students attend college to earn a certificate and/or degree that prepares them for a specific field: to become a nurse, medical assistant, pharmacy technician or one of the many other occupations regulated by State and/or other government entities.

Occupations this program prepares you for:

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other


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