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Associate of Science in Health Science (AS)

Associate of Science in Health Science (AS)

At South College, you can pursue your associate degree in health science fully online or take a mix of online and on-campus classes at our Asheville, Atlanta, Knoxville, or Nashville campus.  Learn at your convenience in a hybrid or online associate degree program in health science, and begin working toward tomorrow’s career today!


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Degree Features

Associate of Science in Health Science

  1. Program Duration

    21 months (full-time)

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified applicants

  3. Location

    Earn your associate degree online or in Asheville, Atlanta, Knoxville, or Nashville!

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships—like Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, South College Promise, and others—is available to those who qualify. To learn more about financial aid options that can help you pursue a health science degree, contact us today.

Industry Outlook

Earning an associate degree in health science from South College can expand your career opportunities. Potential career paths include jobs like clinical facilities front desk manager, patient care coordinator, lab assistant, clinical laboratory technician, and medical technician. This program also allows practicing healthcare professionals like diploma nurses, surgical technologists, paramedics, pharmacy technicians, and medical office professionals to pursue a degree that will expand their career options and earning potential. After earning an Associate of Science in Health Science, you can pursue a variety of more specialized bachelor’s degrees in healthcare.

Associate of Science in Health Science (AS)

Program Overview

South College’s Associate of Science in Health Science program can provide you the opportunity to gain the knowledge needed to pursue either additional education or a position in the demanding yet rewarding field of healthcare. The health science program includes courses in anatomy, physiology, biology, chemistry, nutrition, pathophysiology, physics, and more.

By pursuing an Associate of Science in Health Science degree, students are committing to a broad educational experience that focuses on the key science principles fundamental to a variety of healthcare opportunities, providing a springboard for professional opportunities and continued education. Step one is earning an associate in health science. Step two can be earning a bachelor’s degree in any number of healthcare areas.

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South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (


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