Healthcare occupations continue to grow. With a focus on improving life, pursuing a degree or certificate in the field of healthcare is both rewarding and demanding.
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Whether you want to assist with dentistry or surgery, work with medical imaging equipment or nuclear medicine, help individuals of all ages to overcome difficulties and live a fuller life, or simply support medical professionals behind the scenes, we can help prepare you to pursue your goals.
Students who earn their Associate of Science in Health Science degrees leave the program with a broad educational foundation in anatomy, physiology, biology, chemistry, nutrition, pathophysiology, and physics—everything you need to begin your career in any of a wide range of healthcare fields.
The Associate of Science in Health Science (Pre-Nursing) program at South College is designed to be the foundation for advanced programs like the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and BSN to MSN track, and ultimately for your nursing career. Students who do not go on to pursue a bachelor’s degree will be qualified for a variety of entry-level positions in the biological, life, or health sciences.
The Associate of Science in Health Science (Pre-Pharmacy) program at South College is designed to provide the foundational courses for students who intend to apply to our Doctor of Pharmacy program. It is also excellent preparation for careers in the biological, life, or health sciences, as well as advanced degrees related to the health sciences.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Science program at South College provides a foundational education for students wishing to pursue professions or graduate education in the pure or applied health sciences, including medicine, nursing, and pharmacy studies.
The Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene program can help individuals build on skills acquired in a Dental Hygiene associate program. The program will prepare students for emerging roles within the dental hygiene profession and provide them with more flexibility to pursue careers outside of private practice, including roles in research, teaching, and public health.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Science (Post PTA) program is designed for students who have completed an associate-level physical therapy assistant degree and want to apply the major curriculum credits earned in that program toward a bachelor's degree. South College is one of few programs in the country to offer this option, which can save you a great deal of time and money as you pursue your career in physical therapy.
If you’re interested in a career helping patients through physical therapy, South College’s Bachelor of Science in Health Science (Pre-Physical Therapy) program provides the foundational training you need to begin your career.
Physician assistants are healthcare professionals who are licensed to practice medicine with physician supervision. They help to improve access to medical care by expanding a physician’s practice base, which is especially important in medically underserved areas. Many PAs are employed in primary care specialties, including family practice, pediatrics, and general medicine.
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South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South College.