At South College, you can pursue your associate degree in health science (pre-pharmacy) 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 (pre-pharmacy), and begin working toward tomorrow’s career today!
24 months (full-time)
Available for qualified health science (pre-pharmacy) program applicants
Earn your associate degree online or in Asheville, Atlanta, Knoxville, or Nashville!
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.
Students who successfully complete our Associate of Science in Health Science (Pre-Pharmacy) program are encouraged to apply to continue their education in the Doctor of Pharmacy program at South College. Others may choose to seek entry-level positions in biological, life, or health sciences areas and later pursue a bachelor of science degree in health science or other bachelor’s degree programs. Potential career paths include jobs like pharmacy assistant, pharmacy technician, pharmaceutical sales, clinical lab technician, lab assistant, chemical technician, and food science technician.
Our Health Science associate programs foster students’ interests as they explore their intended paths in the health sciences, while also providing avenues for career development and development of foundational knowledge needed. In this program, health science (pre-pharmacy) students can develop knowledge in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology, organic chemistry, and biology. Required courses also represent requirements for application to the Doctor of Pharmacy program at South College.
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 (www.sacscoc.org).