Health Sciences

Associate of Science: Online

The Health Sciences degree is a dynamic interdisciplinary program that allows students to prepare for many careers within the healthcare industry. Associate degree graduates are prepared to enter the healthcare workforce with opportunities in community organizations, research laboratories, and insurance companies. This program will also provide pathways for students to advance to other Parker degree programs within the health sciences.

Our Mission

The mission of the Health Sciences department is to develop graduates to acquire professional careers in health science, to become researchers in their field of interest, to pursue advanced studies in health science programs and to develop leaders in the field of health and wellness.


Growth Rate

12% growth rate for community health workers over a 10-year period

New Jobs

Projected employment of 15,200 for health educators and community health workers by 2031

Highest 10% Earnings

The median annual wage for health education specialists was $48,860 in 2022. The median annual wage for health education specialists was $60,600 in May 2021

Create Your Own Career Path

Parker’s graduates in the Associate’s of Science in Health Sciences can pursue a career as a:

  • Community healthcare workers
  • Health screeners
  • Health coaches

Or use the degree as a step stone for further education in the health care industry

Program Highlights

Fully Online

This degree is online, helping you balance family, work and education

Fully Accredited

Parker University proudly holds SACSCOC accreditation, ensuring excellence and quality education standards

Post-Graduate Support

Graduates are offered exclusive post-graduation benefits and continuous career support

Transferable Credits

Step-stone program for academic advancement


At Parker, we hold ourselves to higher standards. Through rigorous standards, constant innovation and an impulse to serve, we elevate health care education. Together, we are in the pursuit of higher health.