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An Associate of Science is a two-year degree that is ideal for scholars who want to continue their education and pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the future. Students may be able to earn an AS both in person or online at a community college, technical school or university.

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Glendale Community College

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to identify anatomical structures and describe the functions of important systems in the human body; be accepted to ... [+]

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to identify anatomical structures and describe the functions of important systems in the human body; be accepted to a nursing program, and be well-prepared for courses in the nursing program or a 4-year university program of their choice.

A minimum of 14 units in one of the following options and additional 6 elective units is required. All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

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USA Glendale
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Jefferson State Community College

Welcome and thank you for your interest in Jefferson State Community College’s Registered Nursing program. It is our mission to prepare students to enter the nursing work ... [+]

We offer both an AS track and an AAS track. Nursing Education (Associate of Applied Science Track)

Welcome and thank you for your interest in Jefferson State Community College’s Registered Nursing program. It is our mission to prepare students to enter the nursing workforce with an entry-level nursing degree. We offer the Associate in Applied Science degree and prepare students to take the national licensure examination for registered nurses (NCLEX). We have four campuses that offer full-time courses to fit a variety of student needs.

JSCC Nursing Education Program Statistics NCLEX Pass Rate: March 2017 -March 2018 = 91.5% Completion Rate: Spring 2017 – Fall 2017 = 41% Job Placement: Spring 2017 – Fall 2017 = 95% ... [-]
USA Birmingham Pell City Clanton
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English
Full-time
60 - 61 hours
Campus
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Valencia College

The Nursing Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in the nursing ... [+]

The Nursing Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in the nursing field. Due to the current shortage of skilled nurses, there are tremendous opportunities in nursing. Valencia’s nationally-accredited program is one of the best for preparing men and women for nursing careers, by connecting students directly to situations nurses face today. The program offers classroom curriculum together with real-life clinical experiences to help nurses build skills and confidence. Valencia’s Nursing program is limited-access, meaning that admission to the college does not imply acceptance to the Nursing program. Students must apply and be accepted to the program. Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to take the National Council Licensure Exam to become a registered nurse (RN).... [-]

USA Orlando
August 2019
English
Full-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
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Mid Michigan College

The Mid Michigan Community College Medical Assistant Program offers students the opportunity to become certified through the National Examination administered by the Amer ... [+]

Medical Assisting is one of the nation's fastest-growing careers, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, attributing job growth to the following:

Predicted surge in the number of physicians' offices and outpatient care facilities Technological advancements Growing number of elderly Americans who need medical treatment

Medical Assistants provide both clinical and administrative support to doctors and other healthcare professionals. The Medical Assistant Program will become a selective admissions program with limited seats in Fall 2017.

The Mid Michigan Community College Medical Assistant Program offers students the opportunity to become certified through the National Examination administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants. This exam is taken while students are in their capstone Medical Assistant course. Successful completion of this certification exam will help MMCC MA Program Graduates enter the healthcare environment with confidence and competence in the skills necessary to become effective health care providers.... [-]

USA Harrison Mount Pleasant
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Bay State College

Knowledge is the best medicine when you're thinking about a future in healthcare. And Bay State College's Health Studies Associate Degree program is your best solution fo ... [+]

Health Studies Program Overview

Knowledge is the best medicine when you're thinking about a future in healthcare. And Bay State College's Health Studies Associate Degree program is your best solution for discovering where your talents in healthcare lie:

Learn from professors who currently work in the healthcare field. Prepare for a professional degree in nursing, physical therapy assistant, and biotech. Acquire the necessary skills employers in the healthcare field seek including phlebotomy, clinical office procedures, and medical coding. Opt to continue your education with Bay State College's Management – Healthcare Management Concentration Bachelor's Degree program.

Our prescription for a great career in healthcare? Start with a strong foundation.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Online
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Delaware County Community College

The Science for Health Professions Program is designed for students who plan to transfer and continue their education in an allied health or pre-medical field at another ... [+]

The Science for Health Professions Program is designed for students who plan to transfer and continue their education in an allied health or pre-medical field at another institution.

It provides the basic sciences and mathematics needed for a variety of programs, including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Baccalaureate Nursing, Physician Assistant, Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Optometry, and Podiatry.

Since admission requirements to other institutions vary, students should obtain information on entrance requirements for the specific school and program in which they are interested. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with both the Transfer Office at DCCC and their advisor regarding the best course selections for their transfer.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
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Parkland College

Kinesiology at Parkland College offers several transfer specializations and certification pathways. The gateway course to the program is Introduction to Kinesiology (KIN ... [+]

Kinesiology at Parkland College offers several transfer specializations and certification pathways. The gateway course to the program is Introduction to Kinesiology (KIN 160), which examines the multitude of jobs that fall under the Kinesiology umbrella; use it to make an educated decision on your dream job and plan your coursework so you are qualified to obtain it.

Why study Kinesiology?

The fascinating field of kinesiology has a wide variety of opportunities including, but not limited to, athletic trainers, personal trainers, physical therapists, physical education instructors, exercise physiologists, and kinesiotherapists. The baby boomer generation and the obesity epidemic are driving forces that are going to ensure that jobs in the field are in high demand well into the future.... [-]

USA Champaign
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Henry Ford College

The program prepares students interested in becoming pharmacists for transfer to a 4-year institution. The courses outlined in the program of study have been carefully se ... [+]

The program prepares students interested in becoming pharmacists for transfer to a 4-year institution. The courses outlined in the program of study have been carefully selected using the basic admission requirements for a number of pharmacy programs as a guide. Provides students with a solid foundation using a set of carefully selected courses, which will maximize the transfer of coursework. Courses were selected to include the general admission criteria used by pharmacy schools and formal transfer agreements HFC maintains with many of the universities throughout Michigan. Pre-Pharmacy students are strongly encouraged to work closely with the Pre-Pharmacy coordinator before they select their courses.... [-]

USA Detroit
September 2019
English
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is the only college in Massachusetts to offer a Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Technology, or Health IT. Health IT refe ... [+]

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is the only college in Massachusetts to offer a Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Technology, or Health IT. Health IT refers to the use of technologies to store, share, and analyze health information to improve patient care. This fast-growing field encompasses a range of positions that involve the development, implementation, and maintenance of computerized health information systems. With the goal of enhancing the quality of patient care and reduce costs, these systems are needed to enable the digitization, storage, and the secure exchange of health information among various clinicians across networks and web services within hospitals and other healthcare settings.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2019
English
Campus
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Community Colleges of Spokane

In this program, you’ll lay the groundwork for a pharmacy degree with courses in biology and chemistry. You’ll also complete general education requirements in areas such ... [+]

About the Program

If you are a detail-oriented person, like science and want a career working with people, then a future as a pharmacist could be an excellent choice for you.

In this program, you’ll lay the groundwork for a pharmacy degree with courses in biology and chemistry. You’ll also complete general education requirements in areas such as communication, social sciences, humanities, and math. This pre-pharmacy program prepares you to transfer to a four-year college or university at junior standing.

Whether you want to work in a community or hospital pharmacy, the manufacturing industry, pharmaceutical sales or research, this program will point you toward a variety of career opportunities in pharmacy.... [-]

USA Spokane
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Windward Community College

Windward Community College’s Associate in Science in Veterinary Technology combines traditional classroom instruction with intensive hands-on laboratory and practical exp ... [+]

Windward Community College’s Associate in Science in Veterinary Technology combines traditional classroom instruction with intensive hands-on laboratory and practical experience utilizing live animals in a clinical setting. Students enrolled in the program will receive training in pharmacology, radiology, anesthesiology, surgical assisting, dentistry, nutrition, and veterinary office procedures and will learn how to perform over 130 skill sets deemed essential by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). During the final year of the program, students will intern at three of WCC’s over 20 preceptor clinics and shelters where their skills will be evaluated and critiqued by industry professionals. Not only does this experience allow students to hone and apply their skills in a real-world setting, it will serve as a bridge to future employment. To date, over 70% of our students have found employment in veterinary practice. Windward Community College is the only college in Hawaii that offers degree and certificate programs for veterinary paraprofessionals.... [-]

USA Honolulu
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
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Park University

This career mobility program gives students an opportunity to expand their nursing knowledge and customize their plan of study in the arts, sciences, and humanities to fi ... [+]

The Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing at Park University was initiated in 1987 with the Associate Degree program.

Building on the premise of the Park University Associate Degree Program, the BSN Completion Program provides a career mobility path for the Associate Degree RN to continue their nursing education. The program is congruent with the Park University vision and mission as well as the vision and mission of the Nursing Program.

The BSN Completion Program is an online degree that is offered in eight-week sessions and is designed to provide a flexible format. This career mobility program gives students an opportunity to expand their nursing knowledge and customize their plan of study in the arts, sciences, and humanities to fit their personal interests. The full program is typically completed in 18 months, though Park University allows a maximum of five years to complete all degree requirements. ... [-]

USA Parkville Kansas City
September 2019
English
Full-time
18 months
Campus
Online
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North Florida Community College

The North Florida Community College EMS program offers the classes and training you need to begin a rewarding career in the EMS field. We use state-of-the-art simulation ... [+]

Save Lives. Begin Your EMS Career at NFCC.

Emergency Medical Services provides care for individuals who are in need of immediate lifesaving treatment. EMS professionals use their skills to help stabilize patients and transport them for additional medical care.

The North Florida Community College EMS program offers the classes and training you need to begin a rewarding career in the EMS field. We use state-of-the-art simulation technology and in-the-field training opportunities.

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Associate in Science Degree - Emergency Medical Services

The Associate in Science Degree in Emergency Medical Services provides EMT and paramedic training while preparing graduates for supervisory and administrative positions in the EMS field. Graduates of NFCC’s Paramedic program may articulate into the A.S. Degree program. ... [-]

USA Madison
September 2019
English
Full-time
Campus
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Santa Fe College

Cardiovascular Technology is a medical specialty dealing with the clinical diagnosis and treatment of patients with three of the most serious health problems in the Unite ... [+]

Program Overview

Blending digital imaging, diagnostics and caring

Cardiovascular Technology is a medical specialty dealing with the clinical diagnosis and treatment of patients with three of the most serious health problems in the United States today—heart, lung, and vascular diseases.

The Cardiovascular Technology Program is five semesters of classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction. The final two semesters are spent in clinical specialization rotations in cardiovascular laboratories. Students who complete the program are awarded an Associate of Science degree in Cardiovascular Technology. Excellent career opportunities await graduates.

The Cardiovascular Technology Program is one of the oldest and most established programs of its type in the United States. It is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology and the Florida Department of Health. Program instruction is consistent with curriculum frameworks as administered by the Florida Department of Education. Graduates are eligible to take national certification examinations.... [-]

USA Gainesville
September 2019
English
Full-time
5 semesters
Campus
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Polk State College

Discover countless exciting opportunities worldwide as a Registered Nurse! Nursing is a highly respected, dynamic profession, requiring continuous learning, commitment, a ... [+]

Discover countless exciting opportunities worldwide as a Registered Nurse! Nursing is a highly respected, dynamic profession, requiring continuous learning, commitment, and compassion. Registered nurses provide compassionate, comprehensive care based on scientific knowledge, advanced technology, and specialized clinical skills in a variety of settings.

Nursing Degrees

The Polk State College Department of Nursing associate degree program was established in 1965 with a purpose of participating as an active partner in meeting the healthcare needs of the community by educating and preparing entry-level professional nurses to practice in a variety of settings. Our nursing school has continuously maintained a standard of excellence with graduates consistently exceeding the Florida and national averages on the licensing exam to be a Registered Nurse (RN). An RN to BSN baccalaureate program was added in August 2011 with a purpose of providing registered nurses who have an associate degree or diploma in nursing the opportunity to advance in their educational and career goals.... [-]

USA Bartow Lake Wales Lakeland Winter Haven  + 1 More
September 2019
English
Full-time
3 - 4 semesters
Campus
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